Wicked Cool Shell Scripts: 101 Scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX Systems

Wicked Cool Shell Scripts: 101 Scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX Systems Author Dave Taylor
ISBN-10 1593276028
ISBN-13 9781593276027
Year 2016-11-05
Pages 392
Language English
Publisher No Starch Press
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Shell scripts are an efficient way to interact with your machine and manage your files and system operations With just a few lines of code your computer will do exactly what you want it to do But you can also use shell scripts for many other essential and not so essential tasks This second edition of Wicked Cool Shell Scripts offers a collection of useful customizable and fun shell scripts for solving common problems and personalizing your computing environment Each chapter contains ready to use scripts and explanations of how they work why you d want to use them and suggestions for changing and expanding them You ll find a mix of classic favorites like a disk backup utility that keeps your files safe when your system crashes a password manager a weather tracker and several games as well as 23 brand new scripts including A ZIP code lookup tool that reports the city and stateA Bitcoin address information retrieverA suite of tools for working with cloud services like Dropbox and iCloudTools for renaming and applying commands to files in bulkImage processing and editing toolsWhether you want to save time managing your system or just find new ways to goof off these scripts are wicked cool

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Shell Scripting

Shell Scripting Author Steve Parker
ISBN-10 9781118166321
Release 2011-08-17
Pages 576