How to Create TXT Template Scripts in BASH

How to Create TXT Template Scripts in BASH

If you find yourself creating similar texts in the Terminal every day, why not simplify the process and create a text template script in bash?

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Basic Bash Commands for Linux Newbies

Basic Bash Commands for Linux Newbies

While bash is fast and powerful, it’s also difficult for beginners to pick up. Here are some basic bash commands that all new users should know.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Easily Remember Linux Commands

How to Easily Remember Linux Commands

It can be so difficult for new users to remember Linux commands that they need to fully utilize their system. These tricks make it easier to do so.

By Nick Congleton -
The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on Linux

The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on Linux

Have you ever wanted to learn “scripting” in Linux but are not sure where to start? This beginner’s guide shows you how easy it is to start scripting in Linux. Check it out!

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How to Use Bash on Windows 10

How to Use Bash on Windows 10

Microsoft has recently announced the support of Bash on Windows 10. Here is how you can install and use Bash on Windows 10.

By Derrik Diener -
Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : KornShell

Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : KornShell

By default, when we talk about a shell in Linux, most people think of Bash. It is true that it is the most wide spread and arguably one of the simplest shell to begin with, but there are also plenty of other shells out there yearning for your attention. Today, we shall go through another very famous shell: the Korn Shell (“ksh” for the intimates).

By Adrien -
More Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

More Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

A while back, we listed 8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts. That turned out to be one of our most popular articles, and still generates user response and feedback. This time we’ve found a few more gems, as well as some handy tips and tricks for having the coolest shell prompt on the proverbial block.

By Joshua Price -
How to Manage Ruby Installations Easily with RVM

How to Manage Ruby Installations Easily with RVM

Those unfamiliar with software development may be surprised at how many so-called grey areas there can be. Even if you know you want to write, say, a Rails app, you’ve got several more specific decisions to make. What database should you use? Which version of Ruby? Which gems should be installed? Will it conflict with […]

By Joshua Price -
How to Supercharge Your Shell with Bashish [Linux]

How to Supercharge Your Shell with Bashish [Linux]

If you’re a Linux (or even Mac) user, and you’ve never toyed with your shell prompt, you might not realize just how useful a good prompt can be. Sure, it can show your user and host names, and perhaps the current directory, but a really good prompt can do a whole lot more. Those who […]

By Joshua Price -
10 Useful Tools, Websites And Tricks to Help You Master Linux Command

10 Useful Tools, Websites And Tricks to Help You Master Linux Command

When it comes to Linux command, it is always a love and hate affair. Newbies tend to shun away from the command line as much as possible while the intermediate to expert users who are used to it will swear by it, and boost how much faster and more productive they have become due to […]

By Damien -
How to Save and Share Bash Settings Using Pastebin

How to Save and Share Bash Settings Using Pastebin

As someone who earns part of my living by trying out Linux distros, I reinstall a LOT. Even my favorites rarely last longer than a few months before they’re wiped away to make room for something new. Invariably, one of the very first things I do after any installation is to tweak my shell to […]

By Joshua Price -
8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts

Many people don’t think of their command prompt as a particularly useful thing, or even pay it much attention. To me, this is a bit of a shame, as a useful prompt can change the way you use the command line. Well I’ve scoured the Interwebs looking for the best, most useful, or sometimes most […]

By Joshua Price -
How to Get a Quake-style Drop-down Terminal in Linux

How to Get a Quake-style Drop-down Terminal in Linux

A lot of games out there have some form of command prompt, often just for entering cheat codes. You know the type – you hit some function key and a bar drops down from the top of the screen letting you enter commands or codes or whatever else. Well some clever folks have taken that […]

By Joshua Price -
Mastering the Bash History

Mastering the Bash History

The Bourne Again Shell, better known as bash, is the default for most Linux distributions. It’s extremely powerful as far as command shells go, and holds all kinds of nifty tricks for those willing to learn. One of the best features is, in my opinion, the command history system. There are many options to use […]

By Joshua Price -
Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

Making The Linux Command Line A Little Friendlier

One thing that gets debated over and over in Linux is the need for the command line. Many say that you should never need to access a command prompt to get things done, others are of the opinion that the power of the Linux shell is one of the things that makes Linux so great. […]

By Joshua Price -