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The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 14

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Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting

Once you are really at ease working on the command line, you’ll want more. You’ve already learned how to combine commands using pipes, but if you truly want to get the best out of your commands, there is much more you can do. In this chapter, you’ll get an introduction to the possibilities of Bash shell scripting, which helps you accomplish difficult tasks in an easy way. Once you understand shell scripting with Bash, you’ll be able to automate many tasks and, thus, do your work much faster and more efficiently.

The following topics are discussed:

  • Shell Scripting Fundamentals
  • Working with Variables ...

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