Shell scripting

After reading this article, you should now be able to use the Korn shell in ways you may not have known before. Mastering the command line can simplify your work and help you better understand how to make the shell and command line work for you rather than you working harder for it.

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A sudden outburst of violent disk I/O activity can bring down your email or web server. Usually, a web / mysql or mail server serving millions and millions pages per months are prone to this kind of problem. Backup activity can increase current system load. To avoid this kind of sudden outburst problem, run your script with scheduling class and priority. Linux comes with various utilities to manage this kind of madness.


This google-interface behaves similar to a unix-shell. You type commands and the results are shown on this page.


In this article ComputerWorld chat to Chet Ramey about his experience maintaining Bash.


Learn about common errors and how to overcome them, and discover exactly why these 10 UNIX command line habits are worth picking up.

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Reverse order files while sorting and play with mplayer multimedia player.


I find it very productive working in a terminal environment, as it’s efficient and flexible to deal with processes and data, especially text, and especially on remote machines.