Bash Pocket Reference

Help for Power Users and Sys Admins

Bash Pocket Reference

It’s simple: if you want to interact deeply with Mac OS X, Linux, and other Unix-like systems, you need to know how to work with the Bash shell. This concise little book puts all of the essential information about Bash right at your fingertips. You’ll quickly find answers to the annoying questions that generally come up when you’re writing shell scripts: What characters do you need to quote? How do you get variable substitution to do exactly what you want? How do you use arrays? Updated for Bash version 4.4, this book has the answers to these and other problems in a format that makes browsing quick and easy. Topics include: Invoking the shell Syntax Functions and variables Arithmetic expressions Command history Programmable completion Job control Shell options Command execution Coprocesses Restricted shells Built-in commands

UNIX Shells by Example

UNIX Shells by Example

Presents an introduction to the three major Unix shells and the Linux shells along with a discussion of tools, regular expressions, and quoting rules.

Sys Admin

The Journal for UNIX System Administrators

Sys Admin


Perl by Example

Perl by Example

A revision of Quigley's popular introductory programming book, updated to reflect Perl's continuing evolution.