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Wild care a condition

Posted on 2014-01-27
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How do I wild card a condition,

This is what I have,

 if [[ ${PRINTER} = "*proc*" ]]

Is this correct?
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if [[ ${PRINTER} =~ "proc" ]]
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by:woolmilkporc
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If your shell doesn't support the above try

if echo $PRINTER | grep -q "proc"; then ...
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if [[ ${PRINTER} == *proc* ]]
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by:bje
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This worked great.  Thanks.
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