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Posts with mentions or reviews of ShellCheck. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-29.
  • I did a script on my own
    rather make it less complex e.g. there are more cats and pwds than needed, don't give variable names that some program already has like ping or delete. oh and always run your scripts through (:
  • HELP! Permission denied, script not working as it should.
  • Problem with htpasswd in a script | 2021-10-08
  • Attempting to count lines in a file via CLI
    Good luck. And always use to check your scripts ;-)
  • Code formatter, linters, etc. Recommendations? | 2021-09-29
    There is shellcheck, and shellharden which is a strict version of it. There are similar stuff here, some that also help with your editor. You can also use a docker version of shfmt. See here for a quick tutorial on shfmt.
  • When would python be better suited for an automation script than bash (unix) | 2021-09-28
  • First Bash Script | 2021-09-23
    Now go ahead and install shellcheck and shfmt to get even better at it.
  • A quick question from Schott's The Linux Command Line | 2021-09-22
    There's a long form wiki page for each suggestion. In this case you'd use
  • I wrote a script to install arch on my machine. It's working. But I want suggestions to make it better. Please take a look and suggest what I'm missing for a full fledged linux system. | 2021-09-22
    According to ShellCheck, there is some room for improvement in the scripts.
  • Pls help me understand why this seemingle simple script doesnt work | 2021-09-20
    For your future convenience, shellcheck from the sidebar automatically suggests this
  • Hands-on Linux/CLI course?
  • gsettings set doesn't work for some keys, only when run inside a shell script | 2021-09-19
    To add to this I can warmly recommend ShellCheck to be able to catch issues like this. Applying its suggestions made me over time understand how bash works.
  • My first shell script | 2021-09-10
    Please use ShellCheck.
  • What is best Method of Submitting Bash Script, short Python ignorance confession (lament.) | 2021-09-09
    Regarding linters, there are several of them in most languages.For bash, there is Shellcheck or a more strict (and sometimes confusing) Shellharden to do exactly what you want.
  • any good resources for bash scripting for this new 🐧
    I'd recommend to start with and keep handy


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