Man Pages, Explainshell.com and Beyond: Understand Bash like you never have before

OpenBSD Manpages Section 8 Intro

Bash is so powerful it scares me. It’s like Fred Flintstone riding a dinosaur to work: one false move and it’s gonna be mad destruction. So I love me some man pages. I also dig through the better online references. If you want man pages for a specific version of Ubuntu, nothing beats manpages.ubuntu.com. Check …

Flow Control

Tux

This is post 12 of 19 in the series “[ Shell Scripting ]” The Bourne/bash shell supports a variety of conditionals, loops and other flow control operations. You’ll use these often. if The if statement is a simple conditional. Its syntax is: if condition ; then commands [elif condition ; then commands]… [else commands] fi …