Computer History - Herong's Notes - Version 3.11, by Dr. Herong Yang
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:
set 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. env 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) ^D Creates a file and lets you to enter text from the keyboard. cat myself Displays the contents of "myself" on the screen. sleep 200 ^C "Ctrl-C" cancels the execution of the sleep command. sleep 200 ^Z "Ctrl-Z" stops the execution of the sleep command and pushes it to background. sleep 200 & Runs the sleep command in the background. jobs Lists all background jobs. history Lists all previously executed command lines
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