Monday, April 14, 2008

how to pause script until a key is pressed

Hello,

A travelers hint, pause your script until a key is pressed

#!/bin/bash
# Date: 13.04.08
# Author: bash@roshankarki.com.np
# Purpose: Demonstrate how to pause script until a key is pressed

clear
echo The screen is now paused
read -n 1
echo You pressed a key

#END


man read to see how it works.

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