Looping Through Data with Bash


Learn how to use Bash to loop through data on Linux.

The Bourne Again Shell (Bash) provides “superb functionality when it comes to writing scripts,” says Sandra Henry-Stocker, including many ways to loop through a pile of data.

When looping in Bash, you can use several commands, Henry-Stocker notes: “The while loop will loop as long as some particular condition holds true. The until loop will loop until some condition becomes true, and the for loop will run through a series of values regardless of their origin.”

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