LKBEN10984: How do I now which shell is my default shell and active after logon just with echo


You need to know which shell you have per default just with echo




A very easy way to find out which shell you have per default is to run the command:

echo $SHELL

You will find answers like:








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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.