About the Authors


OLIVER KIDDLE was first introduced to Unix systems while studying at the University of York. Since graduating in 1998, Oliver has worked as a software developer and system administrator. Over the past five years, Oliver has been actively involved with the development of the Z shell.


JERRY PEEK is a freelance writer and instructor. He has used shells extensively and has taught users about them for over 20 years. Peek is the "Power Tools" columnist for Linux Magazine and coauthored the book Unix Power Tools (O'Reilly ...

Get From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.