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Cron+Diff+Wget: A script to watch for changes in a webpage

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A few months ago I wanted to keep track of changes on a webpage... and wrote a script to do so. Later I discovered there were navigator plugins that did exactly that... But the fun in writing your own script is far greater than an anonymous script someone did.

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New Features In Bash Version 4.x - Part 2

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Now that we have covered some of the minor improvements found in bash 4.x, we will begin looking at the more significant new features focusing on changes in the way bash 4.x handles expansions.

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New Features In Bash Version 4.x - Part 1

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So what's new in bash? A bunch of things, though most of them tend to be rather small. In this series we will look at features that, I feel, are of the most use to ordinary shell users starting with a couple of the small ones.

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Command Line Currency Converter For Linux

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Many times I prefer to just work from the shell. The ~/.bashrc file is a great place to put functions if you are using them regularly.

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Top Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained

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In this article I’d like to explain the top one-liners from the commandlinefu.com. It’s a user-driven website where people get to choose the best and most useful shell one-liners.

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Bash to Basics: The For Loop

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Previously I've shown how to use the bash while loop in a bash script. Today I'm going to show how to use another type of do loop in bash: the for loop.

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Repeating Commands in Bash

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Making use of previously entered commands can help you remember the location of files previously edited, canremove the need to re-enter long path names and can save you a lot of typing mistakes.

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More Fun With Bash Quoting

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I've written about bash quoting before, and yes, it's about as exciting as watching paint dry or listening to the corn grow. It can also be extremely frustrating when it doesn't do what you want...

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Environment Variables In Linux

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How to use Environment variables and How they are behave in the linux Environment.

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How ImageMagick can save you time

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ImageMagick is a great tool! Many times it has saved me from programming. Here is just one example of many applications of the ImageMagick that can save one's time.

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BashStyle-NG – Change look and feel of your Bash,Vim and Nano

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BashStyle-NG is a graphical Tool for changing the Bash’s behaviour and look’n'feel. Aswell as Readline’s, Nano’s and Vim’s.

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Command Line Basics: Join Files With cat

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I’ve already shown you how to view files with the cat command. In today’s post I’m going to show you how to use the GNU cat command for its originally intended purpose: for joining multiple files together.

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More Bash Redirections

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Everybody's seen redirection in bash commands, that's pretty common, but bash also allows you to define redirections when you define functions. This causes the redirections to be evaluated/executed whenever the function is called. This feature doesn't really give you any new features, just another way to express existing features.

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Returning Values from Bash Functions

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Bash functions, unlike functions in most programming languages do not allow you to return a value to the caller. When a bash function ends its return value is its status: zero for success, non-zero for failure. To return values, you can set a global variable with the result, or use command substitution, or you can pass in the name of a variable to use as the result variable.

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Bash to Basics: The While Do Loop

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One of the most common structures in programming is the Do Loop. The version that I’m going to show today is the While Do Loop. This post shows how to use the basic structure of the While Do loop in a Bash script.

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