ShellScript is a ["Script"] written for the ["Shell"] (["Bash"]). They are similar to *.bat files in Windows.

The ["MIME"] type is application/x-shellscript

They are text files which first line says the shell to use (bash). So the first line is


Including this line, Debian knows this is a shell script (they don't need to finish with *.["Sh"]).

After this, you can include comments using # in the beginning of the line. For example:

#This is a comment.

/bin/sh is its interpreter.

Finally, see the ["Bash"] commands.