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Version Control and Containerisation

The Convergence of Version Control and Containerisation At the heart of modern software development, version control systems like Git have become indispensable. They enable developers to track and manage changes to code, facilitating collaboration and enhancing code quality. Git, with its robust ecosystem and integration with platforms like GitHub, offers [...]

Bash Functions: Elevating Your Scripting Skills

Introduction Bash, the ubiquitous shell for Unix-based systems, is a powerful tool for automating tasks in Linux environments. At the core of Bash scripting are functions – reusable blocks of code that streamline and enhance script development. Understanding and implementing Bash functions can significantly improve script efficiency, maintenance, and readability. [...]

Bash Scripting: Positional Parameters, While Loops, and More

Introduction: Bash scripting is a powerful skill for any user navigating the Linux environment. It allows for automating tasks, manipulating files, and managing systems efficiently. In this blog post, we explore some advanced concepts in Bash scripting including positional parameters, while loops, and the use of certain built-in commands. 1. [...]

BASH Command Line Tools: A Guide to Efficient Scripting

Introduction: In the realm of administration and development, command line tools are indispensable. They allow for efficient and rapid manipulation of system resources and data. In this post, we delve into some essential command line tools and concepts, using a practical example: a script for generating random passwords for users. [...]

Creating Secure Passwords with Linux Shell Scripting

Hello, everyone! Today, let’s delve into an essential skill for any Linux enthusiast or system administrator: creating secure, random passwords using shell scripting. This skill is crucial for automating account setups, enhancing security, and just making life a bit easier. Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating a script that generates [...]

Mastering BASH Conditional Statements: Enhancing Your Scripting Arsenal

1. Topic Overview: The Power of Conditional Statements in BASH In this blog post, we explore the core of decision-making in BASH scripting: conditional statements. These statements, particularly the ‘if’ statement, are pivotal in directing the flow of a script. We’ll revisit the basics, like using special variables, storing command [...]