1.1 What is Bash? Bash is the shell, or command language interpreter, for the GNU operating system. The name is an acronym for the ‘Bourne-Again SHell’, a pun on Stephen Bourne, the author of the direct ancestor of the current Unix shell sh, which appeared in the Seventh Edition Bell Labs Research version of Unix.
Bash is a Unix shell and command language written by Brian Fox for the GNU Project as a free software replacement for the Bourne shell. First released in 1989, it has been distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions and Apple's macOS (formerly OS X).
Bharat Operating System Solutions (BOSS Linux) is a Linux distribution developed by C-DAC, Chennai in order to benefit the usage of Free/Open Source Software in India.BOSS Linux is a key deliverable of NRCFOSS.It has enhanced Desktop Environment integrated with Indian language support and other software.
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