Computing and Networks

explainshell.com is awesome

Ever come across a complex command line example on the internet and thought “what the hell is doing exactly?” and stated googling, diving into man files and other help systems.

Well I came across this site today and putting it out there as a strong recommendation for bookmarking

https://explainshell.com/

OK, awesome is over kill.  It does a good job at things like:

find ~/ -name 'core*' -exec rm {} \;

But bombs out at things like:

for i in {1..12}; do for j in $(seq 1 $i); do echo -ne $i×$j=$((i*j))\\t;done; echo;done

 

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