Join Scott Simpson for an in-depth discussion in this video Challenge: Make a script that generates a system report, part of Up and Running with Bash Scripting.
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…For this challenge, imagine that you've been…asked to create a script that outputs some…information about the system to the screen and saves some information to a text file.…Use variables, some string manipulation, some…text formatting, and some command substitution.…You'll also need to use redirection to get information into a file.…Of course, there's no right or wrong answer in this challenge.…But try to get a few different pieces…of information and display them in a nice way.…This should probably take you about 20 to 30 minutes.…Good luck.…
- What is Bash?
- Managing output with grep, awk, and cut
- Understanding Bash script syntax
- Creating a basic Bash script
- Displaying text with "echo"
- Working with numbers, strings, and arrays
- Reading and writing text files
- Working with loops
- Using functions
- Getting user input during execution
- Ensuring a response
Skill Level Beginner
1. Working with the Command Line
2. Building Bash Scripts
3. Control Structures
4. Interacting with the User
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