On 9/21/2016 7:30 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 9/21/2016 7:06 AM, David wrote:
On 21 September 2016 at 21:59, Richard Owlett
I'm learning the shell.
That may be an an even better question than meets the eye.
I have two use cases:
1. the immediate one being whatever shell MATE terminal uses.
Sub-question: When in an arbitrary terminal of an arbitrary
how would I determine which shell is in use?
2. The motivation for learning shell is to create a custom
preseed.cfg file as per
"B.5.3. Chainloading preconfiguration files" of
Thank you all for answers. They even prompted a few questions I
didn't know I should have asked ;/
I have found:
1. Mate Terminal uses bash.
2. entering /bin/sh puts me in dash
Which is what scripts placed in preseed.cfg use. [my
motivation for journey]
Makes the question of command history and variable