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bash

Bourne Again SHell. GNU's command interpreter for Unix. Bash is a Posix-compatible shell with full Bourne shell syntax, and some C shell commands built in. The Bourne Again Shell supports Emacs-style command-line editing, job control, functions, and on-line help. Written by Brian Fox of UCSB.

The latest version is 1.14.1. It includes a yacc parser, the interpreter and documentation.

ftp://ftp.gnu.org/bash-1.14.1.tar.gz or from a GNU archive site. E-mail: <bug-bash@gnu.org>. Usenet newsgroup: news:gnu.bash.bug.
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I love nursing, but I hate the excessive paper work, the excessive documentation, the amount of time spent bashing away at a computer keyboard.
Recently I happened upon a programme featuring a woman bashing away at a piano while a choir sang harmoniously enough on a cramped village hall stage.
Which is what legendary rock stars used to do when the late Keith Moon was bashing away at his drums as Roger Daltrey sang "Hope I die before I get old".
The good news is they're a capable bunch, even when they have to put up with Smith bashing away at their instruments.
They were just fucking bashing away behind the scenes to save lives and get innocent people off death row.
And though lately I've heard about 10 jokes a day made at Michael Jackson's expense, it's Bashir who sounds ridiculous bashing away at the fact that Jackson has boys staying over at his house.
Leonardo: I can see from the dust under your nails that you're still bashing away at rocks.
Yet while bashing away at the fringes, Wills misses the only debate that really matters.
In that game, the laser beam's potent and fluctuating electric field tugs an electron some 100 atomic diameters away from its parent atom and then shoots it back at the atom like a cue ball, bashing away one or more additional electrons.
The nature of the pitch is that it's one of those where if the bowlers go searching for it a bit you can score quite quickly but when they settle into a length and just keep bashing away they can dry it up and make life quite tough.
It didn't affect my love for good oldfashioned pen and ink, although I spend most of my time these days bashing away on a computer keyboard, not least to write 104 columns a year for the ECHO and Sunday ECHO.
If we can be persistent I think the pitch will give us some assistance if we keep bashing away.