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Managing Files Using Bash and Z Shell

by Mateo Prigl

Bash and Z shell are becoming the default login shells on almost all of the UNIX based operating systems of today. This course will teach you how to use them to manipulate files and change their permissions.

What you'll learn

Bourne-again shell is getting more popular in the UNIX OS circles since the GNU revolution started. Z shell is introducing some new features and it is not far behind. In this course, Managing Files Using Bash and Z Shell, you’ll learn to use them to manipulate files. First, you’ll explore how to create and edit files. Next, you’ll discover the permissions they have and how to read them. Finally, you’ll learn how to process their content with some of the most popular UNIX utilities. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to manage files in Bash and Z shell.

Course FAQ

What is Bash and Z shell?

Bash and Zsh are very popular shells used for many Unix-like operating systems. Both shells have prominent and distinct features and are able to manipulate and manage files.

What will I learn in this Bash and Zsh course?

By the end of this course, you'll know how to create, remove and read, process and manipulate files in Bash and Zsh.

Are there prerequisites to this course?

It is encouraged that you have a basic understanding of Bash and Z shell before taking this course.

Who is this course for?

Anyone wanting to learn how to manage files using Bash and Z shell!

About the author

Mateo is currently a full stack web developer working for a company that has clients from Europe and North America. His niche in programming was mostly web oriented, while freelancing, working on small startups and companies that require his services. Go(lang), Elixir, Ruby and C are his favorite languages and also the ones he’s mostly working with other then PHP in day to day work. He has a big passion for learning and teaching what he knows the best. His big interests recently have been the fi... more

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