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The shell is Unix's command-line interface. You can type commands in a shell interactively, or write scripts to automate tasks. Use this tag for questions applying to /bin/sh and most compatible shells (ash, bash, ksh, zsh, …). For shell scripts with errors, please check them in http://shellcheck.net before posting here.

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At some point I used a shell command that continuously sent a very short string of text to the standard output, but at this moment I can't recall it's name. Its name was something very short, like … 'abc', useful to quickly create a file filled with text. I remember I was surprised I had never seen it, so I guess it might not be a Linux built-in command. It actually might be a zsh shell command …
asked May 17 by Almendrico
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Is there any "super" mv command out there which displays files info (size, date, etc.) when a destination file is to be overwritten with a source one ? This is, when moving files around and two files …
asked Mar 11 by Almendrico
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I work on a remote Linux machine which is located in a timezone which is off by 9h from my local time. I spend most of my time working from the shell, dealing with files versions and logs. Because …
asked Aug 9 by Almendrico