Chapter 15. Interactive and Nonstandard Shell Features

In this chapter you'll learn about shell features that are either useful to interactive users or not part of the POSIX shell standard. These features are available in Bash and the Korn shell, the two most commonly available POSIX-compliant shells.

The Korn shell was developed by David Korn of AT&T Bell Laboratories. It was designed to be “upward compatible” with the System V Bourne shell and the ...

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