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Shell Programming in Unix, Linux and OS X, Fourth Edition by Patrick Wood, Stephen G. Kochan

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5. Can I Quote You on That?

This chapter teaches you about a unique feature of the shell programming language: the way it interprets quote characters. The shell recognizes four different types of quote characters:

Image The single quote character '

Image The double quote character "

Image The backslash character \

Image The back quote character `

The first two and the last ...

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