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BASH tips and tricks – power shell usage

If you really want to become # 1 at UNIX admin job ;) or power user, shell is the key. Mastering shell, shortcuts and various commands result into good speed and improvements in productivity. If you type lots of things everyday this is a must read for you.

There is a nice presentation (slides) and PDF document available at GBdirect website.

Topic included

=> Tips for driving Bash better in everyday Linux use
=> Command history
=> Searching history
=> Keyboard shortcuts
=> Calling back keywords/commands and command arguments on fly
=> And much more

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=> Read online: Power Shell Usage - Bash Tips & Tricks
=> Download PDF version

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  • Binny V A November 29, 2006, 3:15 am

    I think that fish is a better shell than bash is.

  • nixCraft November 29, 2006, 5:46 pm

    Most production servers come with BASH and most scripts are written for bash. But yes in general fish could be a better choice.

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