LinuxFocus: "Even though there are various graphical interfaces available for Linux the shell still is a very neat tool. The shell is not just a collection of
commands but a really good programming language.You can automate a lot of tasks with it, the shell is very good for system administration
tasks, you can very quickly try out if your ideas work which makes it very useful for simple prototyping and it is very useful for small utilities that
perform some relatively simple tasks where efficiency is less important than ease of configuration, maintenance and portability.
So let's see now how it works:"
September 4, 2001