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Bash features include keyboard shortcuts and advanced history interaction.


Here are some builtins provided by Bash, the default shell in Debian. See the bash manual page:


First released in 1989, it has been used widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. The Bourne Shell is an early and important Unix shell written by Stephen Bourne and distributed with Version 7 Unix circa 1978. Bash was created in 1987 by Brian Fox. In 1990 Chet Ramey became the primary maintainer.

Bash is the default shell on Debian and most Linux systems.

Debian-specific information

Upstream specific information

See Also

CategorySoftware CategorySystemAdministration CategoryCommandLineInterface CategoryRedundant: merge with ShellCommands/BourneShell/other shell pages