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How can I learn Shell Programming?

What are the tools needed for shell development, and are there examples?
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Startup script for starting applications in certain workspaces and positions

Since Ubuntu 11.04 has removed the session save feature, is it possible to write a script to open certain applications in specified workspaces and set their position? Please provide an example (for ...
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Help on if-else in shell

Please help me writing a shell programming using if else, all possibile code using [[ ]], [ ], (( )). I tried but it does not work (you can check my previous question Arithmetic binary operators -gt, ...
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Reorder Files inside Folder

I have about 30K songs in mp3. I already organized/tagged them with Musicbrainz Picard. But Picard made an excess of folders and subfolders inside each other because of the tags. What I need now is a ...
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1answer
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Reconnecting to a PPP connection on a Verizon Wireless Modem

OK, I have a shell application running on Ubuntu 11.04 which must use a Verizon Wireless Modem to stay connected. I can't figure out how to invoke this application from the shell, but can do so from ...
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How to write a script to change the screen? [closed]

In my office, I am connecting an external monitor to my laptop. The problem is when I switch to the external monitor and disconnect it, it doesn't automatically switch back to my laptop's screen and I ...