BASH tips and tricks – power shell usage

by on November 28, 2006 · 2 comments· LAST UPDATED November 28, 2006

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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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1 Binny V A November 29, 2006 at 3:15 am

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

2 nixCraft November 29, 2006 at 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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