bash shell

Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Update Fedora 7 Linux OpenBSD install BASH shell package Star / Stop FTP server on FreeBSD / OpenBSD How to install Linux / UNIX *.tar.gz tarball files Install Language support in CentOS 5 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Display or […]

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Most of you may be aware of old good DOS/2000/XP pause command. It is used display the prompt. It is used within a computer batch file and allows the computer to pause the currently running batch file until the user presses any key.

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Raju asks:

How can I Debug a shell scripts?

This is most common question asked by new admins or UNIX user.

Shell scripting debugging can be boring job (read as not easy). There are various ways to debug a shell script.

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Couple of quick question answered by me: => Host a domain without CPanel or Plesk Control Panel => Bash shell display only hidden (dot) files => Monitor Linux user activity in real time => Apache name based VirtualHost example => How do I find out my mail server blacklisted? => Solaris find out a package […]

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Explains how to find out if a file exists or not under Linux / UNIX bash shell.

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This article was organically contributed by monk. HASH tables and PATH is not the first method locating your program / executable files. Your program can be a shell function or builtin command or an alias. Here is the complete sequence adopted by BASH shell to execute your command: Before a command is executed REDIRECTION is […]

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This article was organically contributed by monk. When you are logged in to a Linux server and you type a command. It is the responsibility of the shell to interpret your command. Here I will explain how BASH shell finds out which program to run. The method used by SHELL is straightforward but often creates […]

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