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ShellScript is a ["Script"] written for the ["Shell"] (["Bash"]). They are similar to *.bat files in Windows.
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They are text files which first line says the shell to use (bash). So the first line is
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A '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_script|Shell script]]''' is a script written for the [[Shell]]. Shell scripts use ShellCommands and a specific syntax. Operations performed by shell scripts include file manipulation, program execution, and printing text.

A script is a text file, which ''may or may not'' have the file extension {{{.sh}}}. The first line of the file [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shebang_(Unix)|(shebang)]] indicates which interpreter/shell should execute the rest of the script:

 {{{#!text
#!/bin/sh
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After this, you can include comments using # in the beginning of the line. For example:
{{{
 #This is a comment.
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Finally, the bash commands. The [[MIME]] type of shell scripts is {{{application/x-shellscript}}}

{{{.bat}}} or {{{.cmd}}} are basic equivalents on Windows.

== External links ==

 * http://steve-parker.org/sh/sh.shtml - Linux Shell Scripting Tutorial

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Translation(s): English - Italiano

(!) ?Discussion


A Shell script is a script written for the Shell. Shell scripts use ShellCommands and a specific syntax. Operations performed by shell scripts include file manipulation, program execution, and printing text.

A script is a text file, which may or may not have the file extension .sh. The first line of the file (shebang) indicates which interpreter/shell should execute the rest of the script:

  • #!/bin/sh

The MIME type of shell scripts is application/x-shellscript

.bat or .cmd are basic equivalents on Windows.


CategoryCommandLineInterface | CategoryRedundant: merge with ShellCommands/other shell pages