Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Repeating commands in the terminal is easy by setting aliases, but if you need to repeat multiple commands, one after the other, then you’ll need Bash (or Shell) scripting. With a shell script, you can stack up commands, store them in a file, and run the stack of commands at will. Continue reading to learn how shell scripts can be used.