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Old 10-21-2009
About tcsh shell


Why tcsh shell is not recommended ? then which one is better ?
Also can you please let me know how to change own shell and config file?
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Old 10-21-2009
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Old 10-21-2009
Thanks Pludi... it was useful
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Old 10-21-2009
Addendum: if available, you can change your own shell using the 'chsh' command. Syntax is probably different across Unices, so best to check the man page for it first.
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