Linux

The TAR command | Bash Basics

I was sitting in a talk that was being given by Ell Marquez at Linux Fest North West and at the start of her talk, there was a comic.

Linux

Navigating in Bash | Bash basics

So far we have taken a look at how the AWK command, the SED command and event designators can make your Bash life easier but they really are a touch more advanced than what I would consider Bash Basics.

DevOps

The SED command | BASH Basics

Sed, the Stream Editor Along the same line as my last blog,  I would like to reiterate that in some cases, it is important to have what I would consider to be basic skills on the command line.

Linux

The AWK Command | BASH Basics

  When I was first starting out as a sysadmin and I wanted to know what it took to get promoted, one of the things I was told was that I needed to know the BASH utilities, such as AWK.

Azure

Microsoft Azure – Setting Up the CLI and Launching a VM

Microsoft continues to deliver on their promise to embrace open source.

Linux

Tools to Add Life to Your Shell Scripts

One of the more commonly overlooked items when creating shell scripts is their ability to do more than just output to the command line.

Linux

Conditions in bash scripting (if statements)

If you use bash for scripting you will undoubtedly have to use conditions a lot, for example for an if … then construct or a while loop.

Linux

Adding EC2 instances to Route53

Today’s nifty bit of code is a startup/shutdown script for linux that allows you to add an EC2 instance to Amazon’s Route53 DNS automatically when you start up the instance, and remove it when the instance is knocked down.

Linux

Ten things I wish I knew earlier about the Linux command line

We all learn new things over time as we use applications with a vast amount of possibilities.