A shell script is a computer program designed to be run by the Unix shell, a command-line interpreter. The various dialects of shell scripts are considered to be scripting languages. Typical operations performed by shell scripts include file manipulation, program execution, and printing text. A script that sets up the environment, runs the program, and does any necessary cleanup, logging, etc. is called a wrapper.
In this post, we will write a shell script to accept a number in decimal form and print in octal.
line 1: number
Print octal form of the given number
The following is the shell script to accept a number in decimal form and print in octal:
echo enter n read n c=$(echo "obase=8;$n" | bc) echo octal $c
$ enter n $ 44 $ octal 2C
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