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Hello y'all. Would like someone to help me out with the list of default shell for varieties of linux/Unix OS's. If am correct, Red Hat used BASH by default, and I know solaris 10 uses.KSH . By default. So will like to get the list of the default shell used by other packages or should o say varieties of Linux/Unix OS's . Thanks as always. Cheers.
iirc, the same file (or equiv) is used in Solaris.
Typically, Linux will default to bash, solaris to ksh BUT root is often set to 'sh'. YHBW.
I seem to remember reading that Ubuntu tends to default to dash in certain circumstances, but then Ubuntu is a bit odd the way it does some things.
@Ribo01, to get more useful responses please consider sharing your reason for wanting such a list. I don't know if such a thing exists. If we know why you want it then maybe there is a better way to accomplish whatever you're after.
Hey, telengard. Am just someone trying to learn and cover everything that i need to know basically. Have been a Microsoft user all my lfe. So aint no harm in learning or trying to learn about a new thing. Thanks again you all.
So aint no harm in learning or trying to learn about a new thing. Thanks again you all.
Quite correct, and no one would blame you for asking. This is after all LinuxQuestions
Bash is the default login shell on every Linux I've used. There are many shells to choose from, but I have never encountered a reason to try them. You can install multiple shells and set your own preferred default.
I've never used a traditional Unix system, although I did spend a short time on a Red Hat system configured to act like one.