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How to change the CDPATH for the C shells: csh and tcsh

Previously, I have showed you how to set a new PATH for the csh and tcsh shells. Changing the PATH or CDPATH differs from shell to shell. In this article I will show you how to change the CDPATH for

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The bash !$ trick: Insert the last argument of the previous command in the current command

The !$ trick works on bash, csh, tcsh and zsh, but does not work on ksh. The !$ trick is very usefull in the Linux and Unix shells. In the Bash shell, the !$ inserts (and expands) the last used

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Just another “Unix and Linux shells” article

Traditionally, the default shell in the Unix systems is dash, for both the users and the system scripts. On GNU / Linux distros, bash has always been the default shell. Some new GNU / Linux distros use dash  as the

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How to set the default text editor in csh and tcsh

In this article I will show you how to set the default text editor in the csh and tcsh shells. The default shell in FreeBSD and PCBSD is the C shell (csh), so this article is usefull for the *BSD

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How to set a new PATH in csh and tcsh

The PATH is an environment variable that tells the shell where to look for the basic executables (commands) you use (such as ping, useradd, etc). Setting a new PATH depends on the shell, not on the Linux or Unix distro.

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How to install vim on FreeBSD

In this tutorial I will show you how to install vim on FreeBSD 9.0 and set it as a default editor: By default, FreeBSD has only vi and gedit, which are both awful. Use only one of the following installations.

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