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Bourne shell tutorial


Peter Chubb



The Bourne shell is universally available on every Linux system, from the least-powerful embedded device, to the largest supercomputer. In this tutorial, we'll cover the basics of: The Shell's input: how it reads words, splits them, expands special stuff, etc. Control flow: case, if, while, for Common utilities: sed, awk, grep, test, find, xargs, etc

After some introductory material, we'll spend the time working together to build a simple server for fortunes/fables entirely in shell.

Attendees should bring laptops, and be competent with a text editor.

BibTeX Entry

    author           = {Chubb, Peter},
    month            = jan,
    video            = {},
    year             = {2012},
    title            = {Bourne Shell Tutorial},
    address          = {Ballarat},
    note             = {Tutorial at},
    booktitle        = {}


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