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Definition: bash shell

(Bourne Again SHell shell) A command line processor for Unix from the Free Software Foundation. It is the de facto command processor in Linux and Mac. See Bourne shell and Free Software Foundation.

The Unix Command Line
Launching Terminal.app on the Mac displays this command line window. The names are the main folders, and the PVS file is a Parallels virtual machine running Windows XP (see Parallels Desktop).