Shell Script Interview Questions
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What are the three main forms of enabling debugging in a shell script?

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what is the difference between writing code in shell and editor?

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What is the basic difference you find between a shell script and perl?


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What is use of "cut" command?

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what is this line in the shell script do ?#!/bin/ksh

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How Connect to a Database in Shell Programming?


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write a shell script to identify the given string is palindrome or not?

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What is INODE?

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What is the difference between a 'thread' and a 'process'?

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What are the Different types of shells?

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What does $# stand for?


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If you have a string "one two three", which shell command would you use to extract the strings?

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What is the difference between a shell variable that is exported and the one that is not exported?

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What is MUTEX?

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How do you schedule a command to run at 4:00 every morning?


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Please give me example of " at command , contrab command " how to use


madhar chod unix ke 10 commands dhang se likh nahi sakta hai


Devise a script that takes file name as arguement(which must present in the current directory)and locates from your home directory tree all thpath names of its links.Then mail the list to self.


how to print the 2-d, 3-d arrays in unix shell script programs please answer thi questio to my mail


c program to display the information of given file similar to givan by the unix or linux command ls -l


Hello all, This is my assignment on shell scripting, can anyone help me regarding this ? Create a shell script which connects to the database In second shell script include the first script for the DB connection Create a table (PRADEEP_DATA) with 2 columns (name, value) In Third shell script include the first script for the DB connection And insert/delete the values from the Table, by accepting input from the user This functionality should be a menu driven Program: 1) Insert to the database a. Name b. value 2)Delete from the database a.Name b.value Exception handling needs to be taken care.


what is tickets $ what low,medium,high priorite pls define time also


on “sed” command EmpData(Sample Database) 1122|j.b. saxena |g.m. |account |12/12/52|6000 2233|n.k. gupta |d.g.m |sales |31/12/40|9000 4545|anil agarwal |director |account |06/07/47|7500 5656|lalit choudhury |executive|marketing|07/09/50|5000 1265|chanchal singhvi|g.m. |admin |12/09/63|6000 0110|shyam saksena |chairman |marketing|12/12/43|8000 5566|jai sharma |director |account |23/12/89|7000 7733|jayant |d.g.m |sales |29/02/70|6000 1. From the above database substitute the delimiter of first 3 lines with “ : “ 2. From the above database substitute the delimiter with “ : ” 3. Insert the string “ XYZ Employees” in the first line. 4. Store the lines pertaining to the directors, d.g.m and g.m into three separate files. 5. Using address store first 4 lines into a file Empupdate. 6. Find the pattern “account” in the database and replaces that with “accounts”. 7. Select those lines which do not have a pattern “g.m”. 8. Insert a blank line after every line in the database.


Shifting positional parameter in Linux fedora core ? Hi I have written following shell script for display value of positional. But in 11th and 12 field will display without shifting command. May I know is it advance of Linux of programming code error? #!/usr/bin/bash echo "Bellow is the out of ps command" echo "`ps`" echo "The passing Parameter i.e output of \$1,2... value is:==> $11 " echo "Total number of passed argument \$# is:==> $#" echo "Passed argument names (\$*) are:==>$*" echo "This script PID(\$$) is :=>$$" echo "The name of executing script(\$0) is :==>$0" echo "The Parent ID of this script(\$PPID) is:==>$PPID" And my input to this script is ./scriptname arg1 arg2 arg3 arg4 arg5 arg6 arg7 arg8 arg9 arg10 arg11 arg12 Output Is Bellow is the out of ps command PID TTY TIME CMD 2892 pts/0 00:00:00 bash 3172 pts/0 00:00:00 positional_para 3173 pts/0 00:00:00 ps The passing Parameter i.e output of $1,2... value is:==> arg11 Total number of passed argument $# is:==> 13 Passed argument names ($*) are:==>arg1 arg2 arg3 arg4 arg5 arg6 arg7 arg8 arg9 arg10 arg11 arg12 arg13 This script PID($$) is :=>3172 The name of executing script($0) is :==>./positional_parameter The Parent ID of this script($PPID) is:==>2892 After the ps output please see the next line I.e $11 value comes out without shifting the parameter. How is it give me my friends


I have to write Shells (Linux + Unix)for publishing packages and reports. Is it possible ? What are the differents executable programs ineed to call ?


c program which behaves like a shell(command interpreter). it has its own prompt say "NewShell$".any normal shell command is executed from your shell by starting a child process to execute a system program corrosponding to the command


write a shell script to emulate the Id command of PRIMOS which lists files and directories. It list files first with a header FILES and then directories with a header DIRECTORIES. This command has several options. The main ones are. -file select files only -dir select directories only -reverse sort in reverse order -no_header put no header on the output -brief output the header only -size display the size of each file -help display Id´s syntax and options.


How to find duplicate record in file using shell script?


Using set -A write a script to print the output of the ls command in 5 columns with two spaces between each column. Pretend that ls does not have multicolumn output.


Set up a Sev 2 alert when the Primary WA service fails. A windows batch script needs to be created that will monitor the WA service on the Primary and when the service stops/fails a Sev 2 TT is generated for a particular team ?