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Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration: The Complete Reference by Harry Foxwell, Michael Jang

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Customize the Solaris Shells
imagehe essence of UNIX-based operating systems is in the shell, which includes the command-line interface. It is a custom window into the UNIX operating system and its programs. A shell provides an interactive window to run commands. It supports commands that are combined into scripts. It defines how configuration files work with different services. It allows administrators to customize scripts to meet the needs of enterprise-level networks. Although this chapter focuses on bash, which is the default shell for ...

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