Press Any Key to Continue

read enterKey
how to finish command or script without any output
Sample Output
root@ubuserver:~# read enterKey

root@ubuserver:~#

-4
By: bbmarek
2009-12-29 00:18:32

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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
sputnick · 459 weeks and 3 days ago
Bad! "Any Key to Continue"??? ...it accepts only ENTER key!
rodolfoap · 459 weeks and 1 day ago
The '-sn 1' option to read is limited to bash. The -n option to echo is not universal.
cfajohnson · 458 weeks and 5 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;;
bbmarek · 458 weeks and 2 days ago

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