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Figure out what shell you're running

Terminal - Figure out what shell you're running
echo $SHELL
2011-02-05 11:06:40
User: lockie
Functions: echo
-3
Figure out what shell you're running

Isn't that simplier huh?

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
echo $0
readlink -f /proc/$$/exe
ps -p $$
2011-02-05 16:22:17
User: psykotron
Functions: ps
3

short, sweet, and works after sudoing a new shell.

ps -o comm= -p $$
2011-02-05 11:54:42
User: depesz
Functions: ps
0

First version was "ps uw -p $$", but current "ps -o comm= -p $$" just gives shell name

ps ho command $$

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What others think

Doesn?t work for me: If I start ksh or tcsh from my login shell Bash, $SHELL still contains /bin/bash

Comment by hfs 230 weeks and 6 days ago

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