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Comparison of shell features

All the shells just listed share some common features, and the major differences in syntax generally only affect script writers. It is not unusual to use one shell (e.g. tcsh) for interactive use, but another (sh or ksh) for writing scripts.

Core Similarities (and recap of basic command line usage)

Each of these items is discussed in more detail later.

Principal Differences

between sh (+derivitives), and csh (+derivitives).

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