What are some common shells and what are their indicators?

What are some common shells and what are their indicators?

Shells are the programming layer that reads, understands and executes the command that is entered by the user. Some common shells and their indicators are:

  • sh – Bourne shell
  • csh – C SHell
  • bash – Bourne Again Shell
  • tcsh – enhanced C Shell
  • zsh – Z SHell
  • ksh – Korn SHell 

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