Expect

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Expect is a Tcl based language that is often used to automate command line applications.

#!/usr/local/bin/expect -f

# Example exec program that logs into an anonymous ftp server

set timeout 10 ;# 10 seconds is default

spawn /usr/bin/ftp $argv
expect "Name"
send "anonymous\n"
expect "Password:"
send "blah@example.com\n"
interact

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