Shell history overview, part 1

Wednesday, 1 October 2003, 2:51 PM EST

This time we decided to write something on shells avilable on every Unix and Unix-like operating system. There are many articles and books on that topic but we want to show our own point of view, share the experience, configs and describe problems you may face.

From simple introduction on shlls we will move on to initialization files for every shell we know, environment description, syntax. We will show you how to work with files and directories. Looking for something and don't know how to find it? Do you have a problem with file permissions, basic process and job control? Fine you will learn from this, the first of a two-part article. At the end we talk on programming basics, and a little on security.

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