How do I write comments in Linux? Add the following code: # A comment is considered a single line if you do not press Enter. Below is the shebang, indicating the script uses the bash shell. #!/bin/bash # This is a single line comment above a command.
How do you comment multiple lines in Linux? In Shell or Bash shell, we can comment on multiple lines using << and name of comment. we start a comment block with << and name anything to the block and wherever we want to stop the comment, we will simply type the name of the comment.
How do you comment out in Linux terminal?
- First, press ESC.
- Go to the line from which you want to start commenting.
- use the down arrow to select multiple lines that you want to comment.
- Now, press SHIFT + I to enable insert mode.
- Press # and it will add a comment to the first line.
How do you comment in Unix? A single-line comment starts with hashtag symbol with no white spaces (#) and lasts till the end of the line. If the comment exceeds one line then put a hashtag on the next line and continue the comment. The shell script is commented out prefixing # character for single-line comment.