Bash is a type of interpreter that processes shell commands. A command is given in the form of plain text that calls operating system services to perform a task.
cd are frequently used by programmers; these commands are written in the terminal. The terminal acts as an interface for the shell interpreter.
A Bash script is a text file containing a series of commands.
Any command that can be executed in the terminal can be put into a Bash script. Any series of commands to be executed in the terminal can be written in a text file, in that order, as a Bash script.
Bash scripts are given an extension of
Let’s just say we have a Bash script,
bash_intro.sh, consisting of the following commands:
cd DRP/ ls
In order to run the above Bash script, run the following command in the terminal:
The shell will start executing the commands in the script in sequence; it will navigate to the DRP folder and then list its contents down in the terminal. See the output below:
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