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 …

Linux: Creating and Deleting Directories and Files

Linux bash shell

This is post 11 of 11 in the series “The Linux Command Line” This series introduces students to the Linux bash command line, and covers directory navigation, file management, permissions and more. Using the Linux Command Line The Linux Directory Tree Linux Shells and Basic Commands Changing Passwords Your Home Directory User Information Linux User …

Listing Files and Going Deep Into Filesystems

Glenn Norman

This is post 10 of 11 in the series “The Linux Command Line” This series introduces students to the Linux bash command line, and covers directory navigation, file management, permissions and more. Using the Linux Command Line The Linux Directory Tree Linux Shells and Basic Commands Changing Passwords Your Home Directory User Information Linux User …

Your Home Directory

Glenn Norman

This is post 5 of 11 in the series “The Linux Command Line” This series introduces students to the Linux bash command line, and covers directory navigation, file management, permissions and more. Using the Linux Command Line The Linux Directory Tree Linux Shells and Basic Commands Changing Passwords Your Home Directory User Information Linux User …

[ Bash Scripting How-to ] :: BASH Programming Course: Master the Linux Command Line! on Udemy

As I write, this course is on sale for $10 on Udemy, though that’s likely to change. In fact, I’ve bought courses on Udemy that later disappeared, so there’s no guarantee that courses like this on commercial sites like Udemy etc. will even exist years down the road. On the plus side, this one offers …

[ Bash Scripting How-to ] :: Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide at TLDP.org

Bash scripting (shell scripting using bash) is one of the most critical skills a hacker can cultivate. Everybody and his brother (including me, Glenn) has written bash scripting guides and tutorials, but few of them go as in-depth as this one. I’ll be listing other bash tutorial sites here at School for Hackers, and I …

Scripting : Exercise 2

Hacker Girl

This is post 13 of 19 in the series “[ Shell Scripting ]” This series introduces students to Linux and Unix bash shell scripting. Unix Shell Scripting Shell Basics Testing in bash Capturing User Input Scripting : Exercise 1 Debugging Bourne/Bash/Korn Commands Shell Variables IO Redirection Pipes Operators, Wildcards and Expressions Flow Control Scripting : …