SHELL SCRIPTING , UNIX , LINUX This book is for all those who are willing to learn UNIX like operating system and shell scripting. You can start reading this book without any knowledge of programming / scripting or any knowledge of any Linux/ UNIX operating system. All of the programs / scripts in this book are explained as a step by step program with clear instructions. Each chapter will contain a certain number of relevant topics with illustrations and exercises where necessary, this will all be finished off with an end of chapter quiz for an easy and enjoyable learning. In this book you will find the following topics: wildcards, functions, text processing, text searching, loops, troubleshooting and debugging. At the end of this book you will learn how to write more complex scripts using variables, functions and loops. If you are Linux new user, so this book is good for you, keep in mind this is not about Linux system administration.