Print out your environment settings. Which variable may be used
to store the CPU type of your machine?
Make a script that can say something on the lines of
"hello, world." Give it appropriate
permissions so it can be run. Test your script.
Create a directory in your home directory and move the script to
the new directory. Permanently add this new directory to your
search path. Test that the script can be executed without giving a
path to its actual location.
Create subdirectories in your home directory to store various
files, for instance a directory music to
keep audio files, a directory documents
for your notes, and so on. And use them!
Create a personalized prompt.
Display limits on resource usage. Can you change them?
Try to read compressed man pages without decompressing them
Make an alias lll which actually executes
Why does the command tail testfile > testfile not work?
Mount a data CD, such as your Linux installation CD, and have a
look around. Don't forget to unmount when you don't need it
The script from
Section 126.96.36.199 is not
perfect. It generates errors for files that are directories. Adapt
the script so that it only selects plain files for copying. Use
find to make the selection. Do not forget to
make the script executable before you try to run it.