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Press Any Key to Continue

Terminal - Press Any Key to Continue
read enterKey
2009-12-29 00:18:32
User: bbmarek
Functions: read
-4
Press Any Key to Continue

how to finish command or script without any output

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
read -sn 1 -p "Press any key to continue..."
2009-11-05 21:53:23
User: kalaxy
Functions: read
24

Halt script progress until a key has been pressed.

Source: http://bash-hackers.org/wiki/doku.php/mirroring/bashfaq/065

read -sn 1 -p 'Press any key to continue...';echo
echo -n "Press any key to continue..." && read
2009-11-06 22:49:46
User: matthewbauer
Functions: echo
-4

This works on some other version of read.

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What others think

This is a bad version of this snippet : http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3992/press-any-key-to-continue

Comment by sputnick 282 weeks and 2 days ago

Bad! "Any Key to Continue"??? ...it accepts only ENTER key!

Comment by rodolfoap 282 weeks ago

The '-sn 1' option to read is limited to bash.

The -n option to echo is not universal.

Comment by cfajohnson 281 weeks and 4 days ago

hmmm bad version? ok if you think like that it' your choise in my case it's work and work very good

below case example

echo "press enter key to continue"

read enterKey

clear;;

Comment by bbmarek 281 weeks and 1 day ago

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