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Other available shells under Linux:
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In Linux, a lot of work is done using a command line shell. Linux comes preinstalled with Bash. Many other shells are available under Linux:
  
 
* [[tcsh]] - An enhanced version of [[csh]], the [[C shell]].
 
* [[tcsh]] - An enhanced version of [[csh]], the [[C shell]].

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In Linux, a lot of work is done using a command line shell. Linux comes preinstalled with Bash. Many other shells are available under Linux:

  • tcsh - An enhanced version of csh, the C shell.
  • ksh - The real, AT&T version of the Korn shell.
  • csh - Shell with C-like syntax, standard login shell on BSD systems.
  • zsh - A powerful interactive shell.
  • scsh- An open-source Unix shell embedded within Scheme programming language.

To find the list of available shell packages under Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS Linux / Fedora Linux, enter:

yum search shell

To find the list of available shell packages under Debian Linux / Ubuntu Linux, enter:

apt-cache search shell