[kwlug-disc] Scripting in Linux and unit.d
paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat Jan 7 19:49:24 EST 2012
On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 06:48:02PM -0500, Colin K wrote:
> I'm not a programmer but I do understand some fundamentals and looking to
> learn some scripting so that I can automate some tasks. What would be a
> good way to learn this stuff.
I don't know what unit.d is, so I will respond knowing that my answer
could be totally wrong and you could downvote me into oblivion.
Honestly, I got a lot of good information from the *Unix Power Tools*
book by O'Reilly. Some copies were donated to the LUG library many
I also remember reading the BASH programming HOWTO, but I don't
remember how influential that was.
Of course, you can find lots of examples of shell programming on your
own Linux installation. Try the following command:
file /usr/bin/* | grep POSIX
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