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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Summary

In this lesson, we covered what you need to know to get started, and how Unix works with writing complex scripts. We also looked at a sample script and dissected it so that its contents made sense. Shell scripting is an advanced topic and was covered only briefly here, so please take the time if it interests you and expand your learning on it. There are many online tutorials and books available to help you learn your favorite shells' scripting capabilities. Here's a review of the key points of this lesson:

  • Your shell scripts can be stored in files to enable you to execute many commands by simply typing one. You already know how to make a file; now you are starting to learn what to populate it with.

  • There are many different shells and your ...

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