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    I am trying to create a script in Knoppix 4.02 (KDE or Kwrite or Kate) based on the following requirements below. I want to create a prompt that will:

    · Request user specific name

    · I want Linux to compare it to an established name(Esther)

    · I want the Linux to find the user specified name or Esther asking is this your name or another.

    I am also using Knoppix 4.02 to , create the file below but I can not turn on vim text editor on . When I open up kWrite or Kate I get nothing and Konsole leave me lost when insert the following text below . I attempt to create and run file after e text is entered into vi editor . Once complete I have tried to execute and run the script but no avail. Please help. Program is Knoppix 4.02 version of Linuz

    #!/bin/bash

    echo Select a country from the following list:

    echo America, Italy, France, Germany

    read country

    case $country in

    [Aa]merica ) echo Ford ; echo Perhaps;;

    [Ii]taly ) echo Ferarri ; echo No;;

    [Ff]rance ) echo Peugeot ; echo No Way;;

    [Gg]ermany ) echo Porsche ; echo Absolutely;;

    esac

    I am trying to create a script in Knoppix 4.02 (KDE or Kwrite or Kate) based on the following requirements below. I want to create a prompt that will:

    · Request user specific name

    · I want Linux to compare it to an established name(Esther)

    · I want the Linux to find the user specified name or Esther asking is this your name or another.

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    The program you have written works quite well. What you need to do is the following.
    Suppose you have written it to a file "foo.sh". What you need to do is to save it and make it executable. By executable I mean do chmod +x foo.sh

    afterwards you can type ./foo.sh Or sh foo.sh to make the program work (from the ...

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