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Old 09-07-2003, 03:26 AM   #1
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Difference between bash and xterm


What is the difference between say xterm and bash?


 
Old 09-07-2003, 05:49 AM   #2
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Bash is the command line interface(CLI) that run within an xterm or console.Xterm is the terminal emulator.
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Old 09-07-2003, 10:25 AM   #3
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In the DOS/windows platforms bash is compareable to command.com (only huge powerfull than), xterm is compareable to command-prompt/cmd.exe (only far far usefull than) ..

But there are many other shells(CLI) in linux other than bash like tcsh, csh not like in windows only command.com ..
 
Old 09-07-2003, 04:30 PM   #4
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bash is the interface between a user and the kernel. xterm is just simply a program that allows you to access bash.
 
Old 09-08-2003, 11:32 AM   #5
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thanks for all the replies
 
  


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