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ZDNet: Next-Generation Shells--Is Linux Falling Behind?

Dec 29, 2004, 01:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"One of the reasons that I prefer Linux to Microsoft is the command line--not only is Linux better-suited to management at the command line, but GNU Bash is much more pleasant to use than Microsoft's CMD.EXE. While Microsoft's command-line shell has improved somewhat over the years, it's definitely inferior to Bash and other *nix shells by a long shot.

"Despite a few minor changes and improvements in Bash 3.0, however, the Bash shell hasn't changed very much with time. Bash's features have pretty much remained the same since I started using Linux back in 1996..."

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