Tutorial: Working with UNIX and Linux Shell

Posted on in Categories Linux, Shell scripting, UNIX last updated January 3, 2007

You will learn more about your UNIX (and Linux) shell and useful shell commands.

From the article:

When you access a Unix system, the first thing you see is the prompt, called the shell prompt, which is where you interact with Unix

You interact with Unix through a shell, and you have several to chose from. In this chapter, Deborah and Eric Ray show you how to change your shell and get you started using a few of the more common shells.

Index

* Discovering which shell you’re using
* Understanding shells and options
* Changing your shell
* Changing your shell temporarily
* Using completion in the bash shell
* Viewing session history in the bash shell
* Using completion in the zsh shell
* Viewing session history in the zsh shell
* Using completion in the ksh shell
* Viewing session history in the ksh shell
* Viewing session history in the csh shell
* Changing your identity
* Fixing terminal settings
* Exiting the shell

=> Working with Your UNIX Shell

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

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