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Linux Shell Scripting with Bash by Ken O. Burtch

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Glossary

Absolute paths

are pathnames leading to a file from the root directory.

Aliases

are the short forms for commands.

Arguments

are additional information supplied to a command to change its behavior.

Arrays

in Bash programming, are variables containing open-ended lists of values.

Archiving

is the storage of a number of files into a single file.

Attributes

are variable options that can be turned on or off with the declare command.

Bindings

are the association of particular keys to a Bash editing feature.

Blocking

is the stopping of a script while it waits for more information to read on a pipe or socket, or while it waits for information to be read because the pipe or socket is full.

Built-in

A built-in is a command that is a part of Bash and not a Linux ...

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