by Sai gowtham

How to get the first element from an array in Bash

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to get the first element from an array in Bash.

Consider, we have the following array.

array=(10 20 30 40 50)

Now, we want to get the first element 10 from the array.

To get it, we can use the subscript [ ] syntax by passing an index 0.

Here is an example:

array=(10 20 30 40 50)

echo ${array[0]}

Output:

10

In bash arrays as zero-indexed, so the first element index is 0.

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