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I refer others to these posts constantly; I may as well put them here.

Shell Scripting Basics

  • Why is using a shell loop to process text considered bad practice?
  • Why does my shell script choke on whitespace or other special characters?
  • Why is printf better than echo?
  • Why is looping over find's output bad practice?

Also highly recommended:

  • Bash Pitfalls
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