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Linux.com: CLI Magic: Enhancing the Shell with fish

Nov 14, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"The Friendly Interactive Shell (fish) is an alternative command line that is designed to be easy to learn and use. fish turns on by default options that are available in shells such as Bash or tcsh and develops them far beyond other shells. The result is a command line that can go a long way toward curing the phobia that many GNU/Linux users nurse from their experience with the DOS command line.

"The fish shell has far too many features to discuss all of them in detail. The four that users are most likely to encounter first and appreciate most are the browser help, advanced syntax highlighting, tab completion, and command history..."

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