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Published by Sams in Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Linux.,
  • UNIX Shells.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKen Burtch.
SeriesDeveloper"s library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA76.76.O63 B8725 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 412 p. ;
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3698523M
ISBN 100672326426
LC Control Number2003112582

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  Bash Shell Scripting Definition Bash Bash is a command language interpreter. It is widely available on various operating systems and is a default command interpreter on most GNU/Linux systems. The name is an acronym for the ‘Bourne-Again SHell’. Shell Shell is a macro processor which allows for an interactive or non-interactive command.   I started my IT career in the late 's as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and I'll be sharing my real-world shell scripting and bash programming experience with you throughout this book. By the end of this book you will be able to create shell scripts with ease/5().   With Learn Linux Shell Scripting – Fundamentals of Bash , leverage command-line techniques and methodologies to automate common yet complex administration tasks. A practical guide with exposure to scripting constructs and common scripting patterns. (Limited-time offer) Book . users and sysadmins alike, can benefit from reading this book. Readers who already have a grasp of working the system using the command line will learn the ins and outs of shell scripting that ease execution of daily tasks. System administration relies a great deal on shell scripting; common tasks are often automated using simple scripts.