Alternatives to the xonsh shell for all platforms with any license

  • IPython

    IPython is an interactive shell for the Python programming language that offers enhanced introspection, additional shell syntax, syntax highlighting, tab completion and...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD Cygwin

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  • Elvish

    Elvish is a friendly and expressive shell for UN*X systems including Linux, macOS and BSDs. FEATURES Powerful and intuitive pipelines let you carry structured data...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • rush

    rush is a replacement for the unix shell (bash, zsh, etc) which uses pure Ruby syntax. Grep through files, find and kill processes, copy files - everything you do in the...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Janetsh

    A new system shell that uses the Janet Language for high level scripting while also supporting the things we love about sh. Minimal...

    Free Open Source Linux

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