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In RHEL, how do you get commands contained within a script to print to the screen, instead of just the output of the commands
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Question by:Anthony Lucia
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cat script.name

Open in new window

HTH,
Dan
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That will show the contents of the script at the start.
If you would like to show each line as it runs do

bash -x script-name

(the -x bit means show each command just before running it)
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Another way is to run the script without executing the commands, ie:

bash -nv script
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