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Old 12-07-2011, 07:46 PM   #1
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What's you're favorite shell to use?
Zsh for me
 
Old 12-07-2011, 07:52 PM   #2
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Bash & ksh for me
 
Old 12-07-2011, 08:00 PM   #3
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Zsh for the win!
 
Old 12-08-2011, 04:50 AM   #4
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I've only used bash, not got round to trying anything else - yet.
 
Old 12-08-2011, 04:51 AM   #5
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Bash + screen

I've always used bash, to be honest. I think it's nice. If you disagree, please argue, I'm open to suggestions. ((-;

Plus, I have been using screen since years ago and I only can say that it is the ultimate CLI tool. I can't imagine myself living without it. Open just one xterm with many windows in it, survives an X crash (or a logout if it's a remote connection), provides some logging and output history functionality, etc, etc, etc.


One more thing: I also use extensively the Ctrl-R functionality of bash to repeat a previous command. It's amazing how useful it can be!
 
Old 12-09-2011, 05:15 AM   #6
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I've only used Bash and I've not tried any others because I haven't found the need to. I can't think of anything that Bash doesn't have that would be useful to me.
 
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I've only used Bash and I've not tried any others because I haven't found the need to. I can't think of anything that Bash doesn't have that would be useful to me.
You ever try zsh at all? I have mine set up for auto complete for arguments; Say I need to know more options for the tar command... I enter "tar," then I hit tab two or three times, and a list pops up with all the options for tar. Very useful when I need to do something quickly.
 
Old 12-09-2011, 11:42 AM   #8
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I've only used Bash and I've not tried any others because I haven't found the need to. I can't think of anything that Bash doesn't have that would be useful to me.
Pretty much the same. I recently learned that zsh has an FTP client builtin. No need for such a thing, but it is different.
 
  


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