Bash Cookbook 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Bash Cookbook 2nd Ed (O'Reilly)
Monday, 26 February 2018

This cookbook provides more than 300 practical recipes for using Bash, the Unix shell that enables you to harness and customize the power of any Unix or Linux system. Authors Carl Albing and JP Vossen have updated this second edition to include recipes for a wide range of problems.  You’ll learn ways to handle input/output, file manipulation, program execution, administrative tasks, and many other challenges. Each recipe includes one or more scripting examples and a discussion of why the solution works.



Author: Carl Albing and JP Vossen
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date: Nov 2017
Pages: 726
ISBN: 978-1491975336
Print: 1491975334
Kindle: B076TZTYMR
Audience: Bash users
Level: Intermediate
Category: Operating Systems

Recipes are included for problems including:

  • Standard output and input, and executing commands
  • Shell variables, shell logic, and arithmetic
  • Intermediate shell tools and advanced scripting
  • Searching for files with find, locate, and slocate
  • Working with dates and times
  • Creating shell scripts for various end-user tasks
  • Working with tasks that require parsing
  • Writing secure shell scripts
  • Configuring and customizing bash


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