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Old 02-03-2006, 02:34 AM   #1
Karthikeyan Gurusamy
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bash.exe command


Hi All,

Can anybody plz. tell me about bash.exe command.
Is it a command? What purpose we use it?
I ve go through the MAN page of bash. but i couldnt
find bash.exe



Thanks & Regards,

Karthik
 
Old 02-03-2006, 04:04 AM   #2
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bash is the Bourne-again shell - a terminal, command line, the place where stuff gets done. Read up on it here: http://www.unix.org.ua/orelly/linux/lnut/ch07_01.htm

To answer your specific question, the bash executable usually lives at /bin/bash (no extension... that's a windoze thing). You can find out where your bash executable is by using the which bash command.
 
Old 02-03-2006, 10:21 AM   #3
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there no such thing as an EXE file in linux. as described by puffinman bash is shell, a terminal, u can type ur command there.

In linux u can name executable as myprog.txt & still execute it. .EXE files have no meaning in linux.
 
  


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