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No time for commands? Scheduling tasks with cron means programs can run but you don't have to stay up late.
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Take a look through our top 10 Bash articles from 2019.
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In the fourth and final article in this series on automation with shell scripts, learn about initializing variables and ensuring your program runs correctly.
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In the third article in this series, learn about using functions as you create a simple Help facility for your Bash script.
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In the second article in this series, create a fairly simple template that you can use as a starting point for other Bash programs, then test it.

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