Our scripts are still a little trivial and we have not looked at conditional statements, so we can test for correct input, but let's take a look at some simple scripts that we can build with some functionality.
Now that we have created some scripts, we may want to back these up in a different location. If we create a script to prompt us, we can choose the location and the type of files that we want to backup.
Consider the following script for your first practice. Create the script and name it as
#!/bin/bash # Author: @theurbanpenguin # Web: www.theurbapenguin.com # Script to prompt to back up files and location # The files will be search on from the user's home # directory and can only be backed up to a directory # within $HOME # Last Edited: July 4 2015 read -p "Which file types do you want to backup " file_suffix read -p "Which directory do you want to backup to " dir_name # The next lines creates the directory...