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From bash to z shell : conquering the command line

Author: Oliver Kiddle; Jerry D Peck; Peter Stephenson
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Apress ; New York, NY : Distributed to the Book trade in the United States by Springer-Verlag, 2005.
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This comprehensive, hands-on guide focuses on two of the most popular and feature-rich shells, bash and zsh. From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line is a book for all skill levels. Novices will receive an introduction to the features of shells and power users will get to explore the benefits of zshone of the most powerful, versatile shells ever written. Intermediate users will uncover hints, recipes, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kiddle, Oliver.
From bash to z shell.
Berkeley, Calif. : Apress ; New York, NY : Distributed to the Book trade in the United States by Springer-Verlag, 2005
(OCoLC)607555183
Online version:
Kiddle, Oliver.
From bash to z shell.
Berkeley, Calif. : Apress ; New York, NY : Distributed to the Book trade in the United States by Springer-Verlag, 2005
(OCoLC)609340222
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Kiddle; Jerry D Peck; Peter Stephenson
ISBN: 1590593766 9781590593769
OCLC Number: 57450917
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introducing the shell. Introduction to shells --
Using shell features together --
More shell features --
Using bash and zsh. Entering and editing the command line --
Starting the shell --
More about shell history --
Prompts --
Files and directories --
Pattern matching --
Completion --
Jobs and processes --
Extending the shell. Variables --
Scripting and functions --
Writing editor commands --
Writing completion functions.
Responsibility: Oliver Kiddle, Jerry Peck and Peter Stephenson.

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This comprehensive, hands-on guide focuses on two of the most popular and feature-rich shells, bash and zsh. From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line is a book for all skill levels. Novices will receive an introduction to the features of shells and power users will get to explore the benefits of zshone of the most powerful, versatile shells ever written. Intermediate users will uncover hints, recipes, and ideas to enhance their skill sets. The book covers shell programming, but is unique in its thorough coverage of using shells interactivelya powerful and time-saving alternative to windows and a mouse. This strong author team has written an immediately useful book, packed with examples and suggestions that users of Unix, Linux, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows can readily apply.

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