Bash is an old-school text editor, but it has evolved into a scripting language that can run commands in real-time, or execute them by typing in the terminal.
It’s a language used for building applications like web pages, file-sharing services and even video-sharing apps.
Bash is used to edit files and automate things like installing packages, managing files, installing updates and managing system processes.
Bash, as its name suggests, is based on Perl, the popular scripting language for text editors.
Here’s how to get started using it.
First, install Perl 5, a version of Perl that runs on Unix systems.
Second, download Bash’s official release.
Bash 5.0 is a free upgrade for Windows, OS X and Linux systems.
It has several bug fixes and other improvements.
If you’re on a Mac, install the Mac version.
Bash 4.0 and 4.3 are free upgrades for Windows and OS X systems.
Both are the most recent versions.
The official release comes with a Bash shell, which lets you start up a command-line session.
Bash also includes a built-in console, command-prompt, debugger and a lot more.
Here are the basics of Bash.
Bash Basics 1.
Type in a command and hit enter.
It takes some time, but you can end up with an interactive prompt that looks like this.
Type a number, like 3 to exit, and then hit enter to continue.
Type the word “start” and hit return.
Type “exit” and you’re done.
Bash comes with built-ins for many common commands, including a calculator, a command to run an online search, a web browser and many others.
Bash 3.1, the most current release, comes with more features.
It includes more advanced commands, like a command for deleting files and the ability to run scripts that are not installed on your system.
Bash has become so popular in the past decade, it has spawned a number of competitors.
The most popular is Bash 5, which was released in 2013.
For more information about Bash, visit the official website.
To learn more about the history of the Bash programming language, check out this interactive timeline.
How to run a script using Bash Basics Bash Basics 2.
If a script is not running, just type “exit script” and it’ll be done.
If there’s no output or no error message, it’s done.
You can then delete the script and move on.
Bash Tutorial 1.
Go to the bash tutorial, where you can watch a video showing you how to use Bash to run commands.
You’ll learn how to write a command, type it, hit enter, type exit, hit return, then run it. 2, 3.
If all that’s done, you can exit out of the script.
If not, press return and it will run again.
Now, run the command, which will take you to a terminal window.
If it fails, it will say “The script could not be executed.”
You can hit enter again to restart it.
Learn how to set up bashrc 1.
Find the shell prompt and hit it with your mouse.
“You’ll see the command prompt.
Press enter to execute the command.
You’ll see a line of text that shows you the arguments to the command and where to type them.
Press return to exit.
Learn the basics about commands 1.
Use the command line to launch a script.
2″Type a number and hit Enter.
3″Type the word ‘start’ and hit Return.”
4″Type ‘exit’ and you are done.
5″If the command is a command you’ve seen before, hit Return.
Type ‘exit script’ and it’s over.
Bash Basic 3.
Bash gives you a list of commands.
Type them all, and hit ENTER to start.