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BASH Basics: Introduction to BASH – Part 5

Our adventure into scripting continues with more tests, if statements, input and functions; we also do calculations from within BASH. First, let’s look into filename manipulation, since this seems to be one of the most popular things needed in beginner scripts. As a bonus for making it through a lot of theory, we have another example of BASH programming in the form of a game.  ▶

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Introduction to BASH Basics – Part 2: Useful BASH commands for Single Board Computers

Last time, we learned about the ‘ls’ and ‘tree’ commands. While looking at things is nice, it’s more fun to actually do something with our data. This article contains a list of the common commands for manipulating data. The command and its explanation are kept very brief to avoid writing a Linux encyclopedia and boring you all to death. They should just bring the existence of a command to your attention.  ▶