which shell to learn "Shell programming"?!
tom at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 20 21:48:59 GMT 2002
On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 09:37:54PM +0000, redjupiter wrote:
> I find myself repeating little tasks here and there. We got a lot of
> utilities and scripts which we found useful and so we want to learn it,
> understand it and modify to suit our needs. Like starting up services
> and servers, firewall scripts, network scripts, backups, revision
> control scripts and ... etc.
You'll almost certianly need some knowledge of sh then, as it's used
to manage daemons (the Unix term for what Windows calls services) and
> We are investigating Perl and we have downloaded some tutorials, any
> recommendation (free for now :-) ).
learn.perl.org <http://learn.perl.org/> is a good place to start.
Perl Monks <http://perlmonks.org/> contains lots of useful information
and is a good place to ask questions (after searching to check your
question hasn't been asked before).
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