Shell Script in Knoppix

Posted on 2006-05-03
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I have Knoppix 4.0 in a CD and I am also new is writing shell scripts.  

I have created a file called 'Car' and here is my shell

echo Select a country from the following list:
echo America, Italy, France, Germany
read country

case $country in
[Aa]merica )echo Ford;echo Perhaps;;
[Ii]taly )echo Ferrari; echo no;;
[Ff]rance )echo Peugeot; echo no way;;
[Gg]ermany )echo Porsche; echo yes;;


How can I save this file to a floppy disk?  What is the command?  I would like to make this file executable.  Could someone tell me the command?
Question by:Higante
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sunnycoder earned 2000 total points
ID: 16602713
Hi Higante,

> How can I save this file to a floppy disk?  What is the command?  
I am not sure of there is a specific command in Knoppix, never used Knoppix, but common way of doing this is to mount the floppy using mount command and then save the file to the mounted filesystem
 mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
Then simply copy to /mnt/floppy file system

>I would like to make this file executable.  Could someone tell me the command?
chmod +x /path/to/file
This would give execute permissions to everyone
To give execute permissions only to the owner, use
chmod 0755 /path/to/file


Author Comment

ID: 16602800
Thanks for the quick response.  

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