How to take input from user in bash script

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I am trying to run a bash script in which I have to take input from the user and depending on the input, I have to run some task. How can I ask for input and then run the associated task?
Jan 31, 2019 in Linux Administration by Komal
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You can use if-else branch to check the input and then do the associated task:

echo -n "Enter Yes or No:"
read answer
if ["$answer" = "Yes"]; then
    # Yes associated task
else 
    # No associated task
fi
answered Jan 31, 2019 by Omkar
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