GLUGOT Meeting - July 2006

Date : 08-07-2006
Time : 10:00.A.M to 12:00
Venue : Z0 Hall, CSE, TCE
Name of the Speaker : Final Year CSE Students
Title of the talk : Shells in GNU/Linux
Minutes of the Meeting :
A basic introduction 'shell' was given. Some features like auto completion, spelling correction, pipelining, I/O redirection, and also integer arithmetic were discussed. Command history, multitasking using shells, and also running a background and foreground process using shells were introduced. Some basic shell commands were discussed. Shell startup scripts and the commands that are executed when the shell starts up were introduced. Various Types of shells (sh,bash,csh,tcsh,ash,dash) were introduced and their features were compared.