Linux Shell Scripting

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Slides from an Introduction to Shell Scripting class taught at JaxLUG on 2013/11/27


  • What is a shell script
  • What can you do with a shell script
  • How to build a shell script
  • Syntax basics
  • Basic shell commands
  • Pipes and redirectors
  • Shell variables
  • Getting user input
  • Special shell variables
  • Inline command substitution
  • Logic flow control
  • Checking if user is root
  • Using functions for modulation of code


Introduction to Shell Scripting in Linux (pdf - 273 KB)