Mechanize personal and system chores with shell scripts
Thursday, January 04, 2007
Discover how shell scripts can mechanize virtually any personal or system task. Scripts can monitor, archive, update, report, upload, and download. Indeed, no job is too small or too great for a script. Here's an introduction.Really a great tutorial on how to automate your UNIX/ Linux system through the use of shell scripts! Read more @ IBM developerWorks.
Note from the Nerd: Shell scripting is a great way to take full advantage of everything UNIX/ Linux has to offer. As said above, no job is too small or great for a shell script. Make your life easier! Here are some other good guides to launch you off into the world of shell scripting: