Wicked Cool Shell Scripts: 101 Scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX Systems, 2nd Edition

Book Description

Shell scripts are an efficient way to interact with your machine and manage your files and system operations. With just a few lines of code, your will do exactly what you want it to do. But you can also use shell scripts for many other essential (and not-so-essential) tasks.

This second edition of Wicked Cool Shell Scripts offers a collection of useful, customizable, and fun shell scripts for solving common problems and personalizing your computing environment. Each chapter contains ready-to-use scripts and explanations of how they work, why you'd want to use them, and suggestions for changing and expanding them. You'll find a mix of classic favorites, like a disk backup utility that keeps your files safe when your system crashes, a password manager, a weather tracker, and several , as well as 23 brand-new scripts, including:

  • A ZIP code lookup tool that reports the city and state
  • A Bitcoin address information retriever
  • A suite of tools for working with like Dropbox and iCloud
  • Tools for renaming and applying commands to files in bulk
  • Image processing and editing tools

Whether you want to save time managing your system or just find new ways to goof off, these scripts are wicked cool!

Table of Contents

Chapter 0: A Shell Scripts Crash Course
Chapter 1: The Missing Code Library
Chapter 2: Improving on User Commands
Chapter 3: Creating Utilities
Chapter 4: Tweaking
Chapter 5: System Administration: Managing Users
Chapter 6: System Administration: System Maintenance
Chapter 7: Web and Internet Users
Chapter 8: Webmaster Hacks
Chapter 9: Web and Internet Administration
Chapter 10: Internet Server Administration
Chapter 11: OS X Scripts
Chapter 12: Shell Script Fun and Games
Chapter 13: Working with the Cloud
Chapter 14: ImageMagick and Working with Graphics Files
Chapter 15: Days and Dates
Appendix A: Installing on 10
Appendix B: Bonus Scripts

Book Details

  • Title: Wicked Cool Shell Scripts: 101 Scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX Systems, 2nd Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 392 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016-11-05
  • ISBN-10: 1593276028
  • ISBN-13: 9781593276027
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