Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part V

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surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); [ This is the final part of the five part series that covers the very basics of Linux shell scripting. For the very beginning, start from Part I here.] Previous parts discussed the structure of a Linux shell script, how to use Terminal commands effectively through scripts, how to use variables and how loops are useful in doing cool things....

A Simple Linux Shell Script To Test Internet Connectivity

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If you have been following the Linux shell scripting primer so far, you would have seen that most of the things that go in a shell script are the daily Linux Terminal commands. Here is a demonstration of one such command : Let us have a shell script which will ping a specific standard website and let us know if it is reachable or not. In fact you can use this as a basic test to check for internet connectivity. Shell...