Types Of Shells

Posted by ankur1990 on Jul 28, 2011 6:18 AM EDT
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Shells play an important role in Linux and Unix system. Everything that is happening on your distro is either because of the shell or the kernel. Moreover, a backend shell is initialized as soon as you made a login . There are lots of shells in the Unix and Linux system. Let’s try to know more about them : What is a shell ? Shell is the software installed on your system that works as command-line interpreter i.e. it takes the commands you type, interpret them and gives them to operating system (kernel) through system calls to execute. There are many different shells available to choose from in Linux.

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