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A Shell script is a ?Script written for the Shell. Operations performed by shell scripts include file manipulation, program execution, and printing text.

A script is a text file, which may or may not have the file extension .sh. The first line of the file (shebang) indicates which interpreter/shell should execute the rest of the script:

The MIME type of shell scripts is application/x-shellscript

.bat or .cmd are basic equivalents on Windows.


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