Bash Command Line Pro Tips by Jason Cannon

Linux Tips

Bash command line pro tips

If you've ever said to yourself, "There has to be a better way to do this," then read on.

As someone that has used the Bash shell almost daily for over 15 years, I've accumulated several command line "tricks" that have saved me time and frustration. Bash Command Line Pro Tips is a collection of 10 techniques that you can put to use right away to increase your efficiency at the command line.

Here is what you will learn by reading Bash Command Line Pro Tips:

Tip 1: Tab Completion
Tip 2: Change to the Previous Directory
Tip 3: Reuse the Last Item from the Previous Command Line
Tip 4: Rerun a Command That Starts with a given String
Tip 5: Command Substitution
Tip 6: Use a for Loop at the Command Line
Tip 7: Rerun the Previous Command with Root Privileges
Tip 8: Rerun the Previous Command While Substituting a String
Tip 9: Reuse a Word on the Same Command Line
Tip 10: Fix Typos and Shorten Lengthy Commands with Aliases

Genre: COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / Linux

Secondary Genre: COMPUTERS / System Administration / Linux & UNIX Administration

Language: English


Word Count: 3563

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