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Executing Shell Commands with Python

Introduction

Repetitive tasks are ripe for automation. It is common for developers and system administrators to automate routine tasks like health checks and file backups with shell scripts. However, as those tasks become more complex, shell scripts may become harder to maintain.

Fortunately, we can use Python instead of shell

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Introduction to Bash

Introduction

The most common interactions with a computer nowadays are done through a Graphical User Interface (GUI). Before GUIs existed, users would interact with a computer via shell programs, a Command Line Interface (CLI) to run other programs. Despite the ubiquity of GUIs, interacting with a computer via a CLI

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Array Loops in Bash

In this article we'll show you the various methods of looping through arrays in Bash. Array loops are so common in programming that you'll almost always need to use them in any significant programming you do. To help with this, you should learn and understand the various types of arrays

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Zsh vs Bash

When we talk about UNIX based programming, it's usually about the shells, terminals, and the command line interfaces. The most prevalent shell in this regard is Bash but there are other variants available and used widely as well, like Zsh or the Z shell.

In this article, we'll attempt to

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Substrings in Bash

Throughout your programming career you'll find that there are quite a few times you need to extract a substring from another string. Strings are one of the most common data structures, so this comes up often. I bet you could tell me how to do it in your favorite programming

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