Steve Bourne

Stephen Richard (Steve) Bourne (born 7 January 1944) is a computer scientist, originally from the United Kingdom and based in the United States for most of his career. He is most famous as the author of the Bourne shell (sh), which is the foundation for the standard command line interfaces to Unix.Bourne has a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from King's College London, England. He has a Diploma in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge. Subsequently he worked on an ALGOL 68 compiler at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory (see ALGOL 68C).After Cambridge, Bourne spent nine years at Bell Labs with the Seventh Edition Unix team.
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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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