I want to learn Unix shell scripting. how to start?

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    Wow, have you done any research at all? – user13742 Jun 10 '12 at 14:45
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    Please ask real, targeted questions. You already have asked the same question in Stack Overflow and it was closed. – Renan Jun 10 '12 at 15:06
  • "Very welcome", guys, new user with good name Alex Sean, mb our future has gone, with the result of -4 reputation, that guarantees no return... – Xsi Nov 22 '12 at 12:59
  • command language systematic, kernigan ritchi pike book "unix good environment" (noone whom I know haven't dealt with end-chapter tasks(problems or how to say english задания), . As knowledge depends on every command it's very importang to know the file structure basics, and specifically on your system – Xsi Nov 25 '12 at 20:20

The BashGuide is well written and accurate.


In the interest of avoiding another question ;) here is a good tutorial that I find good and helped me in a few areas.


Of course you could just have googled that :)

  • The infamous "advanced" Bash scripting guide will teach you to write bugs, not scripts. Don't use it unless you know how to filter out the crap. – Chris Down Jun 10 '12 at 16:36

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