UnixWorld: Getting the Most From Your Shell

“Everyone uses it, but do they know how to use it to best
advantage? I’m talking about the Unix shell. No matter whether you
log in to a super-duper latest-thing X desktop or with a Wyse 30
over a slow modem connection, you will most likely at some point be
using the shell. This article looks at how you can get the most
from it.”

  • Introduction
  • All Those Dot Files
  • Environment Variables
  • Aliases
  • Functions
  • Options
  • Start-up Commands
  • The Command Lne
  • Resources
  • Conclusion

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