Bourne-Again Shell 2.05b
Date of last revision: 09/28/1999
Bash ("Bourne-Again SHell") is the login shell recommended by the Design Center staff.
Bourne-Again Shell 2.05b help index:
- Bash is available on all Unix workstations.
Running Bourne-Again Shell 2.05b
--login tells bash to act as if it were your login shell. See "helpme shells" for instructions on changing your login shell.
Commands listed in these files are automatically executed.
- Login shells:
.bash_profile Bash will read
.profile if and only if
.bash_profile does not exist.
- Non-login shells:
- Upon exit:
- Other files:
.inputrc (For readline initialization files)
- Linux workstations have a vendor supplied version installed as /bin/bash.
- A description of differences between the current and previous versions of bash can be found in
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