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Old 10-29-2018, 02:43 AM   #1
shubk
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Default How do I read a variable from a text file in shell?

I want to insert in my script a value (string) that I would read from a text file.

For example: I have shell script
#!/bin/bash
echo "Enter your name:"
read name
echo "...and now your age:"
read age

# example of how to use the values now stored in variables $name and $age
echo "Hello $name. You're $age years old, right?"

and the input file (called input.in)
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