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Tutorial10: Shell Scripting - Part 1

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INVESTIGATION 2: SHE-BANG LINE / VARIABLES / PARAMETERS
# Add the following lines to the <u>bottom</u> of the ''hello.bash'' file:<br><span style="font-family:courier;font-weight:bold;">echo<br>echo "The current directory location is: $PWD"<br>echo "The current user home directory is: $HOME"<br>echo</span><br><br>
# Save your editing changes and exit your text editor.<br><br>[[Image:hello4-0.png|thumb|right|330px|Running <u>modified</u> ''hello.bash'' Bash shell script by using relative pathname: <span style="font-family:courier;">''./hello.bash''</span>]]
# To confirm that you properly renamed Run your modified Bash shell script,<br>run the following shell scriptby issuing:<br><span style="color:blue;font-weight:bold;font-family:courier;">./hello.bash</span><br><br>Take time to view the output and the values of the environment variables.<br><br>
# Issue the following Linux command to add your current directory to the '''PATH''' environment variable:<br><span style="color:blue;font-weight:bold;font-family:courier;">PATH=$PATH:.</span><br><br>[[Image:hello4.png|thumb|right|330px|Running <u>modified</u> ''hello.bash'' Bash shell script by entering <u>just</u> '''filename''' (i.e. <span style="font-family:courier;">''hello.bash''</span> and NOT <span style="font-family:courier;">''./hello.bash''</span> shown in previous diagram).]]
# Issue the following Linux command to confirm that the current directory '''"."''' has been added to the '''PATH''' environment variable:<br><span style="color:blue;font-weight:bold;font-family:courier;">echo $PATH</span><br><br>
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