What Is A Linux Shell?

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June 9, 2009, 3:13 pm

Defining what precisely is a Linux shell is one of the more esoteric questions out there for beginners. This article outlines precisely what a Linux shell is, what it does, and how to use them to interact with your system.

There are few subjects for a beginner as esoteric as the ‚Äúshell‚Äù of a Linux system, yet it’s really not that complicated at all. Here’s a basic overview of what a Linux shell is and the myriad of different types of shells found within Linux systems…