[ubuntu-uk] Shell Access for VPS server
DaveWalker at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 7 00:29:05 BST 2009
Andrew Oakley wrote:
> Ubuntu uses Bash
> (Bourne Again Shell), but then Red Hat, Fedora, Suse and most Linux
> distributions also tend to use Bash these days.
I should probably point out that Ubuntu *doesn't* use bash by default.
Ubuntu changed to "dash" some releases ago. It's largely a drop in
replacement, but some "bashism's" aren't portable, which is why some
third party scripts still fail.
$ ls -al /bin/sh
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 2009-05-15 12:43 /bin/sh -> dash
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