Shell

AKA prompt command-line command-line-interface cli bash terminal console linux-shell zsh

Bash

https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bash.html Bash Reference Manual

Variables

How to assign a variable?

export item="something"

echo $item

Dates

How to print a formatted date in a command?

now="$(date +'%Y%m%d')"

$(date +%F)

List contents of a directory sorted by modified timestamp

ls -lt

Sequential Commands

aka a list of commands. Separate each command by &&

https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bash.html#Lists

Current Directory

search terms used: "bash name of current directory"

printf '%s\n' "${PWD##*/}"

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