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The Linux Command Line Shell Roundup

Nov 09, 2011, 21:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brett Johansen)

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"The tcsh shell is csh compatible, but has a bunch more nerdy features like auto-spelling correction, scheduling the time when you want to execute a command, and command line editing. This all sounds great, but for some reason, tcsh didn't catch on.

"The korn shell, created by David Korn is sh compatible, but had a bunch of C shell features. The korn shell is sort of the best of sh and tcsh in one package. It is the default shell on some distros.

"The bash shell (Bourne again shell) was created by the FSF (Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project). Bash is fully sh compatible and has many csh features as well. Bash comes default on many distros as well."

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