What this book covers

Chapter 1, Getting Started and Working with Shell Scripting, introduces different ways to write and run shell scripts. We'll also learn ways to handle files and directories, as well as working with permissions.

Chapter 2, Drilling Deep into Process Management, Job Control, and Automation, speaks about basic process management. We will learn about command ps and also about job management using commands such as jobs, fg, bg, kill, and pkill. Later on, we will learn about process monitoring tools top, iostat, vmstat, and sar.

Chapter 3, Using Text Processing and Filters in Your Scripts, speaks about using more, less, head, and tail commands. We will also learn about text processing tools such as cut, paste, comm, and uniq. ...

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