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Shell scripting [electronic resource] : expert recipes for Linux, Bash, and more / Steve Parker.

By: Parker, Steve.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Programmer to programmer: Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Chichester : Wiley ; John Wiley [distributor], 2011Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 564 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781118166338 (electronic bk.); 1118166337 (electronic bk.); 9781118166321 (electronic bk.); 1118166329 (electronic bk.); 9781118166314 (electronic bk.); 1118166310 (electronic bk.).Other title: Expert recipes for Linux, Bash, and more.Subject(s): Linux | UNIX Shells | Operating systems (Computers) | Scripting languages (Computer science) | COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Linux | COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / UNIX | COMPUTERS / System Administration / Linux & UNIX AdministrationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shell scripting.DDC classification: 005.432 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. About the ingredients -- pt. 2. Recipes for using and extending system tools -- pt. 3. Recipes for systems administration -- pt. 4. Reference.
Summary: Chapter 4: Wildcard Expansion; Filename Expansion (Globbing); Bash Globbing Features; Shell Options; Regular Expressions and Quoting; Overview of Regular Expressions; Quoting; Summary; Chapter 5: Conditional Execution; If/Then; Else; elif; Test ([); Flags for Test; File Comparison Tests; String Comparison Tests; Regular Expression Tests; Numerical Tests; Combining Tests; Case; Summary; Chapter 6: Flow Control Using Loops; For Loops; When to Use For Loops; Imaginative Ways of Feeding "For" with Data; C-Style For Loops; While Loops; When to Use While Loops; Ways to Use While LoopsSummary: A compendium of shell scripting recipes that can immediately be used, adjusted, and applied The shell is the primary way of communicating with the Unix and Linux systems, providing a direct way to program by automating simple-to-intermediate tasks. With this book, Linux expert Steve Parker shares a collection of shell scripting recipes that can be used as is or easily modified for a variety of environments or situations. The book covers shell programming, with a focus on Linux and the Bash shell; it provides credible, real-world relevance, as well as providing the flexible tools to get started.
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Includes index.

Description based on print version record.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. About the ingredients -- pt. 2. Recipes for using and extending system tools -- pt. 3. Recipes for systems administration -- pt. 4. Reference.

Chapter 4: Wildcard Expansion; Filename Expansion (Globbing); Bash Globbing Features; Shell Options; Regular Expressions and Quoting; Overview of Regular Expressions; Quoting; Summary; Chapter 5: Conditional Execution; If/Then; Else; elif; Test ([); Flags for Test; File Comparison Tests; String Comparison Tests; Regular Expression Tests; Numerical Tests; Combining Tests; Case; Summary; Chapter 6: Flow Control Using Loops; For Loops; When to Use For Loops; Imaginative Ways of Feeding "For" with Data; C-Style For Loops; While Loops; When to Use While Loops; Ways to Use While Loops

A compendium of shell scripting recipes that can immediately be used, adjusted, and applied The shell is the primary way of communicating with the Unix and Linux systems, providing a direct way to program by automating simple-to-intermediate tasks. With this book, Linux expert Steve Parker shares a collection of shell scripting recipes that can be used as is or easily modified for a variety of environments or situations. The book covers shell programming, with a focus on Linux and the Bash shell; it provides credible, real-world relevance, as well as providing the flexible tools to get started.

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