What is Shell in the OS?

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What is Shell in the OS?

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The shell is a command line interpreter that implements the commands that are entered by the users. The commands are then converted into the human-understandable language from that of computer-understandable language.  Shell is considered to be an effective encoding language. Here are some common types of shells that are used in different systems: The Bourne Shell, The C Shell, The Bourne Again Shell and The Korn Shell. 

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Re: What is Shell in the OS?

The UNIX term that is used for communicating user interface with an operating system is called Shell. Shell is that programming layer that understands and executes the commands that the user inputs. In many of the systems, shell is also known as the Command Interpreter.

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Shell in Unix Operating System, that collects input from the users and executes programs based on that input. When the program has been completed, shell displays that particular program’s output. 

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