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eltclsh is described as '(editline tcl shell) is an interactive shell for the TCL programming language. It provides command line editing, history browsing as well as variables and command completion thanks to editline features' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to eltclsh for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and Symbian S60. The best alternative is GNU Bourne Again SHell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like eltclsh are Zsh, fish, Nu Shell and DASH Shell.

eltclsh alternatives are mainly Shells but may also be Terminal Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of eltclsh.
This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021
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eltclsh (editline tcl shell) is an interactive shell for the TCL programming language. It provides command line editing,...

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  1. Bash is the shell, or command language interpreter, that will appear in the GNU operating system. Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to the IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.

  2. Zsh is a UNIX command interpreter (shell) which of the standard shells most resembles the Korn shell (ksh); its compatibility with the 1988 Korn shell has been gradually increasing.



  3. fish

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Fish is a user friendly command line shell for UNIX-like operating systems such as Linux.

  4. Nu Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
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    This project has reached a minimum-viable product level of quality. While contributors dogfood it as their daily driver, it may be unstable for some commands. Future releases will work fill out missing features and improve stability.

  5. DASH Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as small as possible. It does this without sacrificing speed where possible. In fact, it is significantly faster than bash (the GNU Bourne-Again SHell) for most tasks. DASH stands for Debian Almquist Shell.

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  6. Tcl

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Tcl (originally from "Tool Command Language", but conventionally rendered as "Tcl" rather than "TCL"; pronounced as "tickle" or "tee-see-ell") is a scripting language created by John Ousterhout.

  7. Xiki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Xiki makes the command line friendlier and more powerful. Xiki Shell (xsh) lets you use Xiki from command line, in a way that augments your current favorite shell (bash or zsh).

  8. KornShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
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    • Cygwin

    The KornShell language was designed and developed by David G. Korn at AT&T Bell Laboratories. It is an interactive command language that provides access to the UNIX system and to many other systems, on the many different computers and workstations on which it is implemented.

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  9. Ergonomica

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Ergonomica is a cross-platform shell language, implemented in Python. Ergonomica aims to modernize the terminal, in an easily-extensible and usable language, independent of the OS on which it runs.

  10. rc - a shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a reimplementation for Unix, by Byron Rakitzis, of the Plan 9 shell. rc offers much the same capabilities as a traditional Bourne shell, but with a much cleaner syntax.

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