Chapter 16. External Filters, Programs and Commands

Table of Contents

1. Basic Commands
2. Complex Commands
3. Time / Date Commands
4. Text Processing Commands
5. File and Archiving Commands
6. Communications Commands
7. Terminal Control Commands
8. Math Commands
9. Miscellaneous Commands

Standard UNIX commands make shell scripts more versatile. The power of scripts comes from coupling system commands and shell directives with simple programming constructs.