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How to Use Colors in Bash Scripts Made Simple

Color can be added to a terminal window output in Bash scripts using escape codes. Note that the effects will...

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How to Use Arrays in Bash Made Simple

Bash may not be a full programming language, but it is a good scripting language and every scripting language needs...

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Understanding Bash Functions Made Simple

The Bash shell supports functions, although they are not as powerful as their programming language cousins.  This post is designed...

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How to Get Ping to Report Failure in Linux

Using ping to determine if a host is up is easy; but when you want to report that a host...

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How to Get your Current Fedora Version

To determine your current version of Fedora, use the following bash command:

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Switching Fedora Flavors – Changing the OS Product Type within the Same Version

Fedora Flavors Not to be confused with Spins, Fedora Flavors refer to the various product lines within the OS.  As...