Tcsh Command Line Examples

This section provides some Tcsh shell command line examples with explanations.

Below are some Tcsh shell command line examples with explanations:

      Displays the values of all variables.

set echo
      Sets the special variable 'echo' to tell Tcsh to echo to echo the command line back before executing it.

      Displays the values of all environment variables.
setenv TMP /tmp
      Sets an environment variable TMP with a value.
alias .. 'cd ..; pwd'
      Sets an alias command of ".." to change current directory to 
      the parent directory.

set d=`pwd`
      Sets the current working directory to a shell variable d.

echo $d
      Displays the values of variable d.
cat > myself
(Type in some words about yourself)
      Creates a file and lets you to enter text from the keyboard.

cat myself
      Displays the contents of "myself" on the screen.

sleep 200
      "Ctrl-C" cancels the execution of the sleep command.

sleep 200
      "Ctrl-Z" stops the execution of the sleep command and pushes 
      it to background.

sleep 200 &
      Runs the sleep command in the background.
      Lists all background jobs.
      Lists all previously executed command lines

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 About This Book

 1957 - FORTRAN Language Developed by IBM

 1970 - UNIX Operating System Developed by AT&T Bell Labs

 1971 - FTP Protocol Created by Abhay Bhushan

 1972 - C Language Developed by Dennis Ritchie

 1976 - vi Text Editor Developed by Bill Joy

 1977 - Apple II Designed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

 1977 - The Bourne Shell Developed by Stephen Bourne

 1978 - The C Shell Developed by Bill Joy

 1978 - Bash (Bourne-Again Shell) Developed by Brian Fox

1979 - The Tcsh (TENEX C Shell) Developed by Ken Greer

 What Is Tcsh?

Tcsh Command Line Examples

 Tcsh Shell Script File Examples

 1983 - "Sendmail" Mail Transfer Agent Developed by Eric Allman

 1984 - Macintosh Developed by Apple Inc.

 1984 - X Window System Developed a MIT Team

 1991 - WWW (World Wide Web) Developed by Tim Berners-Lee

 1991 - Gopher Protocol Created by a University of Minnesota Team

 1995 - Java Language Developed by Sun Microsystems

 1995 - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor Created by Rasmus Lerdorf

 2002 - .NET Framework Developed by Microsoft


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