Updated: 21 July 2023


Bash guide for beginners
Bash reference manual
Bash reference manual


Shorten prompt in current terminal
PS1='\u:\W\$ '

Exit status of last command
echo $?

Repeat a command n times
for run in {1..100}; do command; sleep 5; done

Run A and then B, regardless of success of A
A; B

Run B if and only if A succeeded
A && B

Run B if and only if A failed
A || B

Run A in background.
A &

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