Chapter 9: Writing Scripts, Configuring E-mail, and Using Databases
The following CompTIA Linux+ objectives are covered in this chapter:
- 1.105.1 Customize and use the shell environment
- 1.105.2 Customize or write simple scripts
- 1.105.3 SQL data management
- 1.108.3 Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
This chapter covers a number of miscellaneous topics. The first of these relate to shell management and scripting. Linux shells (introduced in Chapter 1, “Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools”) can be customized in various ways. Knowing how to do this will help you be productive when using Linux. You may even need to set various options to use particular programs, and you may need to make similar changes on a global level so that all your users can work ...