Tag: shell

A Shell Primer: Master Your Linux, OS X, Unix Shell Environment

On a Linux or Unix-like systems, each user and process run in a specific environment. An environment includes variables, settings, aliases, functions and more. Following is a very brief introduction to some useful shell environment commands, including examples of how to use each command and setup your environment to increase productivity in the command prompt. […]

How to change default shell in Linux

Want to change the default shell in Linux/Unix/MacOS? Try: chsh -s /path/to/shell user For example, set the shell to /usr/local/bin/zsh for user tom, enter: which zsh chsh -s /usr/local/bin/zsh tom For more information see Howto: Changing Linux Login Shell You may like these articles: In depth understanding of PHP Opcode cache principle How to Create […]

10 Linux/Unix Bash and KSH Shell Job Control Examples

Linux and Unix are multitasking operating systems i.e. a system that can run multiple tasks (process) during the same period of time. In this new blog series, I am going to list the Linux and Unix job control commands that you can use for multitasking with the Bash or Korn or POSIX shell. What is […]