the xonsh shell Alternatives

    the xonsh shell is described as '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' and is a Shell in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to the xonsh shell 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 the xonsh shell are fish (Free, Open Source), Zsh (Free, Open Source), IPython (Free, Open Source) and dash (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021

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      A new system shell that uses the Janet Language for high level scripting while also supporting the things we love about sh.
    1. fshell is the Symbian equivalent of bash + telnet + a posix-like set of command-line tools. In other words it's a console framework for Symbian OS with support for remote connections and a suite of tools for debugging the device.
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    2. 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 (stream lists, maps and even functions).
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      Oil is a new Unix shell. Why Create a New Unix Shell? This repo contains a bash-compatible shell called OSH, written in Python. The dialect of bash that is recognized is called the OSH language. The Oil language has been designed but not implemented.
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    3. Bash-like shell based on Clojure.


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      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 shell, now in Ruby.
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      Simple shell/TUI written completely in c++ containing a basic "kernel", command support, and the ability to run a KAutoRun application upon boot.
    4. A command-line shell like fish, complete with tab completion and syntax highlighting, but also POSIX compatibility. Made with Rust, featuring built-in zero configuration.
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