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IT Management Linux News for Feb 28, 2011

  • Use Zenity to GUI-Up Scripts (Feb 28, 2011, 23:03)
    ServerWatch: "Some people just aren't comfortable with the command line. If you're writing scripts for those people, you want to take a look at Zenity, a GNOME utility that provides simple GUI dialogs from a shell script."

  • Exercise #6: Set Variables in Scripts (Feb 28, 2011, 17:03)
    Bashshell: "When you need to set variables, you can do that in the BEGIN section of an awk script. Here the variable firstuser is set to 1000. The BEGIN section sets that variable and it is then used later in the script."