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By Oliver Kiddle

A few parts are coated in different books, yet this one is going into a few little-seen facet streets and alleyways to teach you the shortcuts to extra effective use of the shell. ...The fabric here's precious: you are not going to get it from the handbook pages! I strongly suggest it.
- Ernest J.

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This accomplished, hands-on advisor specializes in of the most well-liked and feature-rich shells, bash and zsh. From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line is a publication for all ability degrees. newcomers will obtain an creation to the good points of shells and tool clients gets to discover the advantages of zsh--one of the main strong, flexible shells ever written. Intermediate clients will discover tricks, recipes, and concepts to reinforce their ability units.

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141 simple Prompting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 activates in bash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 activates in zsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty Checking for Mail and Idle Terminals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred sixty five ■CHAPTER eight documents and Directories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 different types of documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 discovering instructions and documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 coping with Directories with the Shell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 extra Argument dealing with: Braces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 Redirection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 Here-Documents and Here-Strings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred ninety precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 ■CHAPTER nine trend Matching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 easy Globbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 Internationalization and Locales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Globbing in Bash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 Globbing in Zsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 Glob Qualifiers in Zsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 Globbing Flags in Zsh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 vii Kiddle_3766Front . fm web page viii Friday, October 15, 2004 9:25 AM viii ■C O N T E N T S ■CHAPTER 10 finishing touch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 Getting all started with finishing touch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232 directory and Formatting attainable fits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 sorts of crowning glory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 Controlling Matching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248 lowering the variety of suits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 immediately further Suffixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257 distinctive Ambiguous suits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 ■CHAPTER eleven Jobs and strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 studying activity keep watch over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 High-Power Command Substitutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 source Limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 mendacity concerning the software identify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275 half three ■■■ Extending the Shell ■CHAPTER 12 Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280 Variable Attributes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289 Numeric Variables and mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290 advanced Variable Expansions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293 Associative Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . three hundred Variable Indirection .

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