Understand Linux Shell and Basic Shell Scripting Language Tips – Part I

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99 Responses

  1. Sagar says:

    Can you tell me the exact meaning of exclamation symbol in [ if ! -f $filename ]

  2. abhishek kushwaha says:

    Hey I want to download Linux bible but its not download its show (“Thank you for your interest in Linux Bible– Complimentary Excerpt. We apologize that TradePub.com is no longer able to fulfill requests for this offer.”) I want this book any body send me this book on my email id please …..

    thank you
    abhishek kushwaha

    • Ravi Saive says:


      The books is no more available to download, as it is very old and not so useful now due to new changes in Linux, I suggest you to download other similar books.

  3. irfan says:

    is there any tools or cmd to see binary file

  4. Narayan says:

    How that techmint comes in picture in second script

    • Ravi Saive says:


      If you see the second script closely you will see we used $USER variable, that means the current logged in user will display in the output of the script..

  5. Ibrahim says:

    Excellent. As a beginner, you ignited the taste and urge to learn more of Shell Scripting. Thanks for your great work.

  6. Prakash says:

    Very informative to learners!!!

  7. sree says:

    Very Nice…

  8. Vishnu says:

    Good Experience..

  9. TDG says:

    could you please help me with I want to know if there is any script or setting to lock computer after some idle time in the openLdap domain.

    Thank you

  10. Vinay kumar sharma says:

    This is very good for Starting Shell scrypting tutorial.
    Really i am very happy to use first time shell scrypting throught this site.

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