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An Introduction to Shell Programming

Sujoy Kumar



In this paper, we've looked at some of the basics involved in creating a shell script, as well as some specifics like: file creation, permissions, spawned subshells, execution in a non-PATHed directory, the `hash-bang hack', comments, positional parameters, command substitution, and variables.

Keywords: PATHed directory, TMTOWTDI, UNIX, bash

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Sujoy Kumar. An Introduction to Shell Programming. Journal of Advances in Shell Programming. 2016; 3(3): 14–18p.

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