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From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line

3.72 of 5 stars 3.72  ·  rating details  ·  47 ratings  ·  2 reviews
This comprehensive, hands-on guide focuses on two of the most popular and feature-rich shells, bash and zsh. From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line is a book for all skill levels. Novices will receive an introduction to the features of shells and power users will get to explore the benefits of zshone of the most powerful, versatile shells ever written. Intermedi ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published November 11th 2004 by Apress
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Łukasz Korecki
Not sure what to think about this book - on one hand it's packed with useful information and tips (chapters on globbing and basics of shell programming). On the other hand it feels more like a technical manual, a bit too dry and it's really daunting read. And yes - I realize it is a technical book, but it wouldn't have to be that way - "21st Century C" manages to be informative and entertaining at the same time while covering some of the similar topics (although in less detail).

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Steven Proctor
Lots of zsh info, would likely give it a higher rating if I were using that shell instead of bash, but a number of gems in there none the less.
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