Shell Type?


#1

What is the difference between the different “Shell Type[s]” ?

Under the Web Panel -> Users -> Manage Users -> Add New User…
There is a setting for “Shell Type”, and being a newb, I don’t know what the differences are between the different options:
/bin/bash
/usr/bin/tcsh
/usr/bin/ksh
/usr/bin/zsh

I searched the wiki for “Shell Type” but couldn’t find any info.
TIA,
-BassKozz


#2

First off, if you don’t have a strong opinion, just use bash.

Here’s a wikipedia article comparing shells. There are probably better comparisons around, but you can get a halfway decent description of the different shells in wikipedia.

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#3

Great thanks Lensman