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Author Newham, Cameron.

Title Learning the bash Shell / Cameron Newham and Bill Rosenblatt
Edition Second edition, revised and updated
Published Cambridge, [England] : Sesbastopol, [Calif.] : O'Reilly, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  005.43 Bash New/Ltb 1998  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. bash Basics -- 2. Command-Line Editing -- 3. Customizing Your Environment -- 4. Basic Shell Programming -- 5. Flow Control -- 6. Command-Line Options and Typed Variables -- 7. Input/Output and Command-Line Processing -- 8. Process Handling -- 9. Debugging Shell Programs -- 10. bash Administration -- 11. bash for Your System -- A. Related Shells -- B. Reference Lists -- C. Loadable Built-Ins -- D. Syntax -- E. Obtaining Sample Programs
Summary Learning the bash Shell, Second Edition, is the definitive guide to bash, the Free Software Foundation's "Bourne Again Shell." It's a freely available replacement for the popular UNIX Bourne shell, and is also the shell of choice for Linux users around the world. You'll find this guide valuable whether you're interested in bash as a user interface or for its powerful programming capabilities. It will teach you how to use bash's advanced command-line features, like command history, command-line editing, and command completion. This book also introduces shell programming, a skill no UNIX or Linux user should be without. The book demonstrates what you can do with bash's programming features. You'll learn about flow control, signal handling, and command-line processing and I/O. There is also a chapter on debugging your bash programs
Finally, Learning the bash Shell, Second Edition, shows you how to acquire, install, configure, and customize bash, and gives advice to system administrators managing bash for their user community
Notes Includes index
Available also in a print edition
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Issuing Body Made available through: Safari Books Online, LLC
Subject UNIX Shells.
UNIX (Computer file)
User interfaces (Computer systems)
Author Rosenblatt, Bill.
Safari Books Online (Firm)
LC no. 98132271
ISBN 1565923472