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Description - Wicked Cool Shell Scripts by Owen W. Linzmayer

Fun and functional Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX shell scripts The UNIX shell is the main scripting environment of every Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX system, whether a rescued laptop or a million-dollar mainframe. This cookbook of useful, customizable, and fun scripts gives you the tools to solve common Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX problems and personalize your computing environment. Among the more than 100 scripts included are an interactive calculator, a spell checker, a disk backup utility, a weather tracker, and a web logfile analysis tool. The book also teaches you how to write your own sophisticated shell scripts by explaining the syntax and techniques used to build each example scripts. Examples are written in Bourne Shell (sh) syntax.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781593270124
ISBN-10: 1593270127
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 185mm x 14mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: No Starch Press,US
Publisher: No Starch Press,US
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Owen W. Linzmayer

Dave Taylor has a Masters degree in Education, an MBA, and has written a dozen technical books, including Learning UNIX for Mac OS X (O'Reilly), Solaris for Dummies (Hungry Minds), and Teach Yourself UNIX in 24 Hours (SAMS). He was a contributor to BSD 4.4 UNIX, and his software is included in many major UNIX distributions.

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