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Hi can you explain me, what does variables $@ and $* return and how are they used, if can give me a sample example it could be helpful.

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Abhishek S.
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They are both positional parameters. Variables that store all your arguments. Useful e.g. when you can loop through arguments.
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$@ is same as $*, but each parameter is a quoted string, that is, the parameters are passed on intact, without
interpretation or expansion. This means, among other things, that each parameter in the argument list
is seen as a separate word.
from Advanced bash scripting guide
Look here for examples:
Special Variable Types
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