Learning the Korn Shell

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Summary of Korn Shell Features

The Korn shell is the most advanced of the shells that are "officially" distributed with UNIX systems. It's a backward-compatible evolutionary successor to the Bourne shell that includes most of the C shell's major advantages as well as a few new features of its own.

Features appropriated from the C shell include:

The Korn shell's major new features include:

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