Unix Bash Terminal Commands

Becoming familiar with the command line can increase efficiency for developers. Unix commands were designed to take advantage of the user’s finger placement on the keyboard to allow for less typing and more command executions. In Unix, you can create aliases, combine commands, and customize your computer in order to get desired results.

A; B

Run A and then B, regardless of success of A

A && B

Run B if A succeeded

A || B

Run B if A failed

A &

Run A in background

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