Bourne Shell

The Bourne shell (sh) is a shell, or command-line interpreter, for computer operating systems.The Bourne shell was the default Unix shell of Unix Version 7. Most Unix-like systems continue to have /bin/sh—which will be the Bourne shell, or a symbolic link or hard link to a compatible shell even when other shells are used by most users.Developed by Stephen Bourne at Bell Labs, it was a replacement for the Thompson shell, whose executable file had the same name—sh. It was released in 1977 in the Version 7 Unix release distributed to colleges and universities.
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  • Linux Shell

    … of the original Bourne shell program ( sh ) which written by Steve Bourne acts as the shell program. There are another additional shell programs available on a typical Linux system. These include: ksh, tcsh and zsh. What is an xterm, konsole and gnome-terminal? These are called ( Terminal emulators ). They are programs that put a window up and let you work…

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