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Looping through the content of a file in Bash

user1184
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user1184 Published in June 23, 2018, 4:21 am

How do I iterate through each line of a text file with Bash?

With this script:

echo "Start!"
for p in (peptides.txt)
do
    echo "${p}"
done

I get this output on the screen:

Start!
./runPep.sh: line 3: syntax error near unexpected token `('
./runPep.sh: line 3: `for p in (peptides.txt)'

(Later I want to do something more complicated with $p than just output to the screen.)


The environment variable SHELL is (from env):

SHELL=/bin/bash

/bin/bash --version output:

GNU bash, version 3.1.17(1)-release (x86_64-suse-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

cat /proc/version output:

Linux version 2.6.18.2-34-default (geeko@buildhost) (gcc version 4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (SUSE Linux)) #1 SMP Mon Nov 27 11:46:27 UTC 2006

The file peptides.txt contains:

RKEKNVQ
IPKKLLQK
QYFHQLEKMNVK
IPKKLLQK
GDLSTALEVAIDCYEK
QYFHQLEKMNVKIPENIYR
RKEKNVQ
VLAKHGKLQDAIN
ILGFMK
LEDVALQILL
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