Writing your First Shell Script for Linux Tutorial

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well this video is part of a series

we're going over the basics of shell

scripts in these first couple of weeks

of this series and as we're going to be

going over everything go over in this

video today more in more detail on

future videos but whenever you learn a

new programming language there are four

basic things you need to learn how to do

there that should be the first things

you learn how to do and it's going to be

the majority of your programming those

things are display a message on the

screen get user input and save it to a

variable be able to read and write to

files so we're going to go over those

few things and a couple other things

real quick today um and and then I'll go

over the more detail in future videos so

the first thing is writing a message to

the screen so we use the echo command is