Expert Shell Scripting

  • Authors
  • Ron┬áPeters

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Basic Scripting Techniques

  3. System Interaction and Advanced Techniques

  4. Useful Scripts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Pages 211-213
    3. Pages 219-221
    4. Pages 223-229
    5. Pages 241-244
    6. Pages 245-250
    7. Pages 251-259
    8. Pages 265-266
    9. Pages 267-271
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 273-293

About this book


System administrators need libraries of solutions that are ingenious but understandable. They don't want to reinvent the wheel, but they don't want to reinvent filesystem management either! Expert Shell Scripting is the ultimate resource for all working Linux, Unix, and OS X system administrators who would like to have short, succinct, and powerful shell implementations of tricky system scripting tasks.

  • Automating small to medium system management tasks
  • Analyzing system data and editing configuration files
  • Scripting Linux, Unix, and OS X applications using bash, ksh, et al.


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