Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part V

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....

Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part IV

[ 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 they can be when used. Loops do what they mean. Check for some...

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....

Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part II

[ This is a five part series that covers the very basics of Linux shell scripting. ] In the previous part, we had seen the basic structure of a Linux shell script, how to make it executable and then run it. This part will cover how to output relevant text messages and make the shell scripts more user friendly. Just to make the script of previous part (which simply displayed the computer name using...

Linux Mint Shell Scripting Primer : Part I

[ This is a five part series that covers the very basics of Linux shell scripting. ] The most powerful thing Linux offers is the shell. The shell is a command line interpreter similar to the command prompt in Windows. It helps in managing processes, run programs and tons of other important stuff. The command prompt is the interactive part of the shell. When you copy files, delete directories, check...