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libbash.sh

A Bash library that features common functions useful for Bash developpers.

Tired to search the web any time you don't know or remember how to do a basic action in a bash script? Just include libbash.sh to your script and use the functions!

libbash.sh features more than 50 functions to:

  • test if a program is installed
  • search a value in an array
  • ask user to confirm an action by yes or no
  • print text in colours
  • create and write log files
  • ask user to enter and confirm a password
  • read and write into config files
  • ...

libbash.sh comes also with a GUI part with 15 functions to:

  • display info/warning/error messages
  • display system notifications
  • ask user to choose a file/directory
  • ...

See documentation for more info.

libbash.sh is compatible with Linux, BSD and macOS systems and works on Windows with Cygwin.

Read our wiki for some tips and tricks and other resources.

Usage

Add libbash.sh to your script:

source "/path/to/libbash.sh" -

That's all! To use more powerful features like interactive windows, please read the documentation.

Documentation

Examples

License

libbash.sh is licensed under the MIT License. See LICENSE.md for the full license text.

Credits

Author: Jean Prunneaux https://jean.prunneaux.com

Website: https://github.com/pruje/libbash.sh

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