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Old 02-11-2013, 11:11 AM   #1
ctav01
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Two terminals/two different shells?


Is it possible to have two terminals open with a different shell in each terminal? My system defaults to tcsh and I would rather not change it even temporarily but most online tutorials use bash so I'm hoping to be able to have a second terminal running bash for learning on. Thanks.
 
Old 02-11-2013, 11:20 AM   #2
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Yes. Just open a new terminal and run
Code:
/bin/bash -l
then you can run commands in a full bash environment. The
Code:
exit
statement makes you go back to the original tcsh.

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Old 02-11-2013, 11:35 AM   #3
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Something like "xterm -e bash -l" will also do it. When you exit/logout the window will also be closed.
 
  


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