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Repeatedly send a string to stdout-- useful for going through "yes I agree" screens

Terminal - Repeatedly send a string to stdout-- useful for going through "yes I agree" screens
yes "text" | annoying_installer_program # "text" defaults to the letter y
2009-03-10 05:35:19
User: MaxToTheMax
Functions: yes
Repeatedly send a string to stdout-- useful for going through "yes I agree" screens


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thats what I did previously to get rid of one old ksh script.

Comment by mohan43u 319 weeks and 4 days ago

Very useful and very dangerous!

Comment by haivu 319 weeks and 4 days ago

When I was a Linux instructor, I would run this on systems to wipe the hard drive at the end of the week (don't run this, unless you want to hose your data):

yes "Aaron was here on $(date +D). " | sudo dd of=/dev/sda bs-4096

Then, when the next instructor came to the training center and installed his system, if he wanted, he could look at the bits afterwards, and see my digital graffiti:

sudo xxd /dev/sda | head

Fun times!

Comment by atoponce 319 weeks and 3 days ago

bs=4096, that is. 'twould be nice if you could edit your comment.

Comment by atoponce 319 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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