To run a
.sh script, follow these steps:
- Make sure the script is executable by running the following command:Copy code
chmod +x script.sh
- Open a terminal window.
- Navigate to the directory where the script is located using the
- Run the script by typing
./script.shand pressing Enter.
Alternatively, you can run the script by typing
If the script is located in a directory that is not in your current directory, you will need to specify the full path to the script, like this:
Here are some additional things you might want to know about running
- You may need to specify the interpreter to use to run the script. For example, you can run the script using
zsh script.sh, or
sh script.sh, depending on which shell you want to use.
- Some scripts include a “shebang” at the top of the script file, which specifies the interpreter to use. For example, the first line of the script might look like this:Copy code
#!/bin/bashIn this case, you can run the script simply by typing
./script.sh, and the correct interpreter will be used automatically.
- You can pass arguments to the script by including them after the script name, like this:Copy code
./script.sh argument1 argument2Inside the script, you can access the arguments by using the
$2, etc. variables, which correspond to the first, second, etc. arguments passed to the script.
- You can set the environment variables for the script by using the
exportcommand before running the script. For example:Copy code
export VARNAME=value ./script.shInside the script, you can access the value of the
VARNAMEenvironment variable using the
I hope this helps! If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to ask.