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Beginning Portable Shell Scripting: From Novice to Professional by Peter Seebach

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Contents

About the Author

About the Technical Reviewer

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1      Introduction to Shell Scripting

                             About This Book

                                   Conventions

                                   What Shell Scripting Is

                                   What Shell Scripting Isn't

                                   Why Shell?

                                   The Bourne Shell Family

                                   Why Portable?

                                   Why Not?

                                   Beyond Portability: Cleanliness and Good Living

                                   What's in This Book

                             Introducing the Shell

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