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The Linux Command Line by William E. Shotts Jr.

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Final Note

In this first chapter about scripting, we have looked at how scripts are written and made to easily execute on our system. We also saw how we can use various formatting techniques to improve the readability (and thus, the maintainability) of our scripts. In future chapters, ease of maintenance will come up again and again as a central principle in good script writing.

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