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Old 07-15-2008, 10:07 AM   #1
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I just completed My RHCT exam.(though it was for RHCE but unfortunately marks didnt allowed me for RHCE).

I want to learning The shell scripting and programming of Linux. Please tell me how to proceed.


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I've always been fond of reading books to help me learn something.

Classic Shell Scripting

Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Old 07-15-2008, 10:27 AM   #3
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Talking Shell Scripting


Here are two website to get you started.

and here is the resuslt from Google:

Good reading.

Note: What did you use to study for the test??

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Beginners guide:

Good Linux tutorial at the cli level:

Apart from that, just write lots of scripts. There's no substitute for practice. IOW, use shell even when you'd normally use eg Perl, C, etc.
Even if the progs aren't complete, the attempt will teach you a lot.
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Watch on this forum. When someone poses a question related to shell scripting, try to come up with an answer. Even if you don't get an answer that actually works, I guarantee that you will learn much along the way. If your answer works, post it & pat yourself on the back or give yourself a raise.
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