Basic Shell Scripting: Chapter-I

If you are not a programmer and you are doing a repetitive task daily by issuing some commands to complete a task then, you can write a shell script to do the same thing for you by issuing a single command. It’s not required to type the command every time. Just write down the commands in a shell script and execute the script to complete your task. It’s so simple. In this article I will give you some basic knowledge about shell scripting.

Here are the steps to write a shell script:

  • Use a editor like “vi” or “vim” to write the script
  • Set execute permission to your script
  • Execute your script

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Tapas Mishra

Sr. Engineer (DevOps)
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