Both give the output of the command, so what is the semantic difference between the two? Some reading led me to suspect is that $(command) is Bash syntax, and the back quotes are integrated into Unix ...
If I use the bash shell cli and run some program which doesn't return immediately, then I input some letters (basically typing the next command before noticing the previous didn't finish) and the ...
When I do ls -l | grep ^d it lists only directories in the current directory. What I'd like to know is what does the caret ^ in ^d mean?
Since I've migrated to linux a few years ago, one issue still remains. The ê character features a lot in my "moeder taal" (home language). In Windows making the character was easy, I simply had to ...