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Move "Why Isn't it Doing Anything?" to an earlier episode #836
The note "Why Isn't it Doing Anything?" is introduced in Episode 6.
The command used for an example is part of a piped setof commands. It is wc -l, without a filename given, so wc is waiting for input.
I think that shell novices might make this mistake earlier in the class--I know I did when I first learned bash commands.
It is possible to introduce "Why Isn't it Doing Anything?" as early as Episode 4 (Pipes and Filters):
This is part of my Instructor Training Checkout, but it's also something I would like to see introduced a bit earlier in the lessons. -Thanks!