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Pause in Bash

Posted: 27th June 2015 by Tim in Bash, Linux
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Sometimes it is useful to pause a script until the user is ready to proceed. In Windows Batch scripting, this can be done with the PAUSE command. In Bash, the same thing can be done using read with the right parameters: read -rn1 -p “Press any key to continue” This command is doing the following: […]