On Monday 08 October 2007 19:03, Rick Wright wrote:
Sorry. I didn't wish to give you undeserved praise for the one liner. I too
pass on the odd bit of script that I've received from others on various
lists, and don't wish to take the credit for it.
My bash scripting knowledge is virtually nill, and have always been gratefull
for the help provided by folks more knowledgeable than me.
I installed the abs-guide a while back, but shame on me, it's sitting there
in /usr/share/doc, and nobody's prodding me in the back saying "Come on man,
get your act together, and learn some scripting".
I'll have to google a bit, and see if there's some on-line bash scripting
course, with example scripts to try out, and help if there are problems with
Perhaps I'm just getting a bit old, but it would be nice to understand how
this stuff works.