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GNU Bash Reference Manual
by Chet Ramey and Brian Fox
Paperback (6"x9"), 180 pages
ISBN 0954161777
RRP £19.95 ($29.95)

"An essential resource .... the most detailed coverage available for all aspects of Bash" --- Linux User and Developer Magazine (Issue 37, Mar 2004) Get a printed copy>>>

Concept Index

a

  • alias expansion
  • appending output
  • arithmetic evaluation
  • arithmetic expansion
  • arithmetic, shell
  • arrays
  • b

  • background
  • backquotes
  • Bash configuration
  • Bash installation
  • Bourne shell
  • brace expansion
  • builtin
  • c

  • command editing
  • command execution
  • command expansion
  • command history
  • command search
  • command substitution
  • command timing
  • commands, compound
  • commands, conditional
  • commands, grouping
  • commands, lists
  • commands, looping
  • commands, pipelines
  • commands, shell
  • commands, simple
  • comments, shell
  • completion builtins
  • compound commands
  • configuration
  • control operator
  • d

  • directory stack
  • double quotes
  • duplicating file descriptors
  • e

  • editing command lines
  • environment
  • escape character
  • evaluation, arithmetic
  • event designators
  • execution environment
  • exit status, exit status
  • expansion
  • expansion, arithmetic
  • expansion, brace
  • expansion, filename
  • expansion, parameter
  • expansion, pathname
  • expansion, tilde
  • expressions, arithmetic
  • expressions, conditional
  • f

  • field
  • filename
  • filename expansion
  • foreground
  • functions, shell
  • h

  • here documents and strings
  • history builtins
  • history events
  • history expansion
  • history list
  • History, how to use
  • i

  • identifier
  • initialization file, readline
  • installation
  • interaction, readline
  • interactive shell, interactive shell
  • internationalization
  • j

  • job
  • job control, job control
  • k

  • keyboard macros
  • kill ring
  • killing text
  • l

  • localization
  • login shell
  • looping commands
  • m

  • macros, keyboard
  • matching, pattern
  • metacharacter
  • n

  • name
  • native languages
  • notation, readline
  • o

  • operator, shell
  • p

  • parameter expansion
  • parameters
  • parameters, positional
  • parameters, special
  • pathname expansion
  • pattern matching
  • pipeline
  • positional parameters
  • POSIX
  • POSIX Mode
  • process group
  • process group ID
  • process substitution
  • programmable completion
  • prompting
  • q

  • quoting
  • quoting, ANSI
  • r

  • Readline, how to use
  • redirection
  • reserved word
  • restricted shell
  • return status
  • s

  • shell arithmetic
  • shell function
  • shell script
  • shell variable
  • shell, interactive
  • signal
  • signal handling
  • single quotes
  • special builtin, special builtin
  • startup files
  • suspending jobs
  • syntax of shell
  • t

  • tilde expansion
  • token
  • translation, native languages
  • v

  • variable, shell
  • variables, readline
  • vi mode
  • w

  • word
  • word designators
  • word splitting
  • y

  • yanking text
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