Category Archives: Shell

Bash shell scripting – Part II

In the first part of this article series on shell scripting we covered basics of what shell scripting is and how we can use it like other programming languages to automate our work. Now we are going to cover some more advanced technique such as arrays, functions, networking etc which makes these shell scripts much […]

Introduction to Linux Shell

We can say, the shell (also termed as the command line interpreter) is as old as the Unix operating system. The first Unix shell, called the Thomson Shell, ¬†was developed by Kenneth Thompson in 1971. However, with time and technology, the idea of shell has propagated to the presently available number of shells which we […]