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View Poll Results: Shell of the Year
bash 1,077 89.45%
tcsh 15 1.25%
csh 6 0.50%
sh 19 1.58%
zsh 47 3.90%
korn/ksh 22 1.83%
ash 2 0.17%
fish 16 1.33%
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Old 01-01-2007, 10:47 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by frob23
I know bash will take it, but I had to vote for tcsh. As for the conception that bash is universal... it's one of my biggest pet peeves. It's universal in Linux, true... but not universally.
Agreed. I voted bash but As you said it is only universal on linux. The AIX server at work uses the ksh shell and my BSD machine uses the tcsh shell.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 05:33 AM   #17
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There is more then one shell ? LOL. Bash got my vote.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 05:51 AM   #18
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I voted for bash. It's well Known to me..
 
Old 01-02-2007, 05:53 AM   #19
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2007, Year of the BASH!!!
 
Old 01-02-2007, 05:57 AM   #20
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Was a long time tcsh user in UNIX; switched over to bash in 2000, and stayed with it ever since.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 07:06 AM   #21
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i vote for bash.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 08:04 AM   #22
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Bash it up Bash it up.. I like bash, there isnt an option for me really.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 09:46 AM   #23
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Bash.

Not necessarily the best, it's the one I use all the time so it's the one I'm most familiar with. I haven't really messed with the rest.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 12:11 PM   #24
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well I voted for bash then went looking for app of the year to vote for Yakuake. Lacking any other place to vote for it I am back here to complain.(what a novel event on a web forum;-))

Since installing Yakuake it has beccome a must have app for me and is one of the first things I add after a new install.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 12:17 PM   #25
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bash. period. no arguments!
 
Old 01-02-2007, 12:27 PM   #26
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I really know and use only bash.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 04:05 PM   #27
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Bash.....Fish looks interesting, I will check it out.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 06:24 PM   #28
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ZSH all the way! bash wins because people haven't tried many shells.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:29 PM   #29
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bash won this one. It's everywhere, just like vi.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 11:46 AM   #30
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bash i think is the most used, and i like it
 
  


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