After reading this short shell scripting tutorial, you will be able to to create and execute your own Bash shell script. No previous knowledge of shell scripting is required. However, you are expected to have some knowledge of how to start a command line terminal and how to edit text files with some text editor of your choice.
In this tutorial we will see how to use bash arrays and perform fundamental operations on them. Bash, the
Bourne Again Shell, it’s the default shell on practically all major linux distributions: it is really powerful and can be also considered as a programming language, although not as sophisticated or feature-reach as python or other “proper” languages. Furthermore, the Bash scripting is a must skill for any Linux system administration job.
Is it best practice to include usage in every Bash script that you create. This gives the user an idea of what options the script is expecting, so they can use it as intended. It also gives the script some error checking ability to make sure that the user has supplied arguments in the expected way.
In this article we will talk about differences between Bash scripting vs PowerShell. Bash is the command interpreter for Linux systems and is well known as a tool that can be used for automation and repetitive tasks via Bash scripts. PowerShell serves the same purpose, but for Windows systems.