Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part IV

surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); [ This is a five part series that covers the very basics of Linux shell scripting. For the very beginning, start from Part I here.] In the previous part, we had seen how to use system as well as user defined variables in shell scripts. This part will cover something really really cool and useful by discussing loops.You will see how useful...

Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part III

[ This is a five part series that covers the very basics of Linux shell scripting. For the very beginning, start from Part I here.] In the previous part, we had seen how to display user friendly messages and information using the echo command along with popular Terminal commands. From this part onwards, there will be lots of fun stuff, the heart of shell scripting using variables, loops and user interaction....

A Brief Overview Of Linux Shell

Have you noticed that when using Linux be it Ubuntu, Mint or any other distribution we often switch to the Terminal mode to get  the work done? This Terminal is similar to the black and white command prompt in Windows. Simply put, the Terminal in Linux consist of the “shell” whose job is to interpret the commands given by the users (us) , translate it and notify  the Linux kernel in a...