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Fun and functional Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX shell scripts

The UNIX shell is the main scripting environment of every Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX system, whether a rescued laptop or a million-dollar mainframe. This cookbook of useful, customizable, and fun scripts gives you the tools to solve common Linux, Mac OS X and UNIX problems and personalize your computing environment. Among the more than 100 scripts included are an interactive calculator, a spell checker, a disk backup utility, a weather tracker, and a web logfile analysis tool. The book also teaches you how to write your own sophisticated shell scripts by explaining the syntax and techniques used to build each example scripts. Examples are written in Bourne Shell (sh) syntax.

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Writing for the personal computer user with a Unix-based operating system, the author presents a "cookbook" of programming scripts that can be used to tweak the operating system, create system administration tools, work more efficiently with the Internet, and for other purposes. Some 101 scripts are included in all, ranging for a few lines to a few pages. Explanations of how the code works are included in order to encourage readers to start creating their own scripts or modify the ones in the book. The scripts are Bourne Shell scripts. Distributed by O'Reilly.
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About the Author

Dave Taylor is the founder of Growing Ventures, Inc., a consultancy that matches professional service providers with startups. He the creator of The Internet Mall and, and helps startups with strategies and tactics. Dave is also the creator of the Elm mail system for Unix; he contributed to the development of BSD 4.4, and has published various books, including the third edition of Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours.

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101 Scripts for Linux, Mac OS X, and UNIX Systems
Taylor, Dave
No Starch Press
San Francisco
Operating Systems - UNIX
Programming - Systems Analysis & Design
UNIX shells.
Unix-Unix Administration
shell script;unix shell
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9 x 7 x 0.88 in 1.3 lb

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