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Shell Scripting in UNIX

rjdfhorn_06rjdfhorn_06 Posts: 8Member
I'm trying to create a shell script that checks a directory to see if a certain name exists. For example, if I had a directory with several names like:
Bobby Smith bobs
Jacky Jones jackyj
Mike Williams mikew

I want to create a shell script that returns a full name(e.g. Bobby Smith) with an id(e.g. bobs) specified in the command line argument.
An example execution would be:
$ ./findName.sh bobs
Bobby Smith
$
Could someone please help me with this....i'm new to shell scripting but understand how C++ works. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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