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sash is described as 'a stand-alone shell with many built-in commands. The built in commands of sash have all libraries linked statically, so unlike most shells, the standard UNIX commands do not rely on external libraries. In case of emergencies, you can boot directly into sash and use it as a' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to sash for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, BSD, Windows and Cygwin. The best alternative is GNU Bourne Again SHell, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like sash are fish, Zsh, the xonsh shell and Nu Shell.

sash 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 sash.
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  1. GNU Bourne Again SHell icon

    GNU Bourne Again SHell

    • Linux
    • BSD
    23 alternatives to GNU Bourne Again SHell 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceGNU Bourne Again SHell either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Bash using the ls command
  2. fish icon

    fish

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    23 alternatives to fish 

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

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    1.  Autocompletionfish can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    2.  Command line interfacefish either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Zsh icon

    Zsh

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    20 alternatives to Zsh 

    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. It includes enhancements of many types, notably in the command-line editor, options for...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsZsh can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Command line interfaceZsh either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Zsh.
    zsh suggestions in action
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    the xonsh shell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Shell
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to the xonsh shell 

    Xonsh is a Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell language and command prompt. The language is a superset of Python 3.4+ with additional shell primitives that you are used to from Bash and IPython. It works on all major systems including Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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    1.  Support for scriptingthe xonsh shell supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Portablethe xonsh shell can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Command line interfacethe xonsh shell either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  5. Nu Shell icon

    Nu Shell

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    20 alternatives to Nu Shell 

    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.

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    Nu pipelines use structured data so you can safely select, filter, and sort the same way every time.


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    DASH Shell

    • Linux
    • BSD
    20 alternatives to DASH Shell 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceDASH Shell either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Xiki

    • Mac
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Xiki 

    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).

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    1.  Command line interfaceXiki either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    win-bash

    • Windows
    34 alternatives to win-bash 

    win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage).

    The goal of the win-bash project is to finish the port to Windows and provide a full functional bash.exe binary for windows nt and derived systems. win-bash can be used as a input shell as well as an inte.

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    1.  Command line interfacewin-bash either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed since 2016. Last version, 1.1, released in March 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    Elvish

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    21 alternatives to Elvish 

    Elvish is a friendly and expressive shell for UN*X systems including Linux, macOS and BSDs.

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    1.  Command line interfaceElvish either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      KornShell

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Shell
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Cygwin
      20 alternatives to KornShell 

      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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      1.  Command line interfaceKornShell either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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