Problem printing variable on terminal

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I am using the following code on Ubuntu terminal:

#echo 2
2
# x=2
#echo x

Expected output is 2 but it is printing x.

Feb 18, 2019 in Linux Administration by Raghav
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1 answer to this question.

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You are basically trying to echo the value stored in the variable x. But when you run "echo x" you are telling the system to echo the character x. To print the value, you have to use the dollar sign to inform the system that it is a variable. This should work:

# echo $x
answered Feb 18, 2019 by Omkar
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