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How to find what what shell you are currently using on Linux

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 5 sec read >
  • Open a new Terminal Window 
  • Type in the following command
    echo $SHELL
  • This will output something similar like below
    [email protected]:~$ echo $SHELL
    /bin/bash

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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