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A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Second Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 7. The Shell I

This chapter takes a look at the Bourne Again Shell (bash) and explains how to use some of its features. The chapter discusses command line syntax and how the shell processes a command line and initiates execution of a program. The chapter shows how to redirect input to and output from a command, construct pipes and filters on the command line, and run a command as a background task. The final section covers filename expansion and explains how you can use this feature in your ...

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