Is any python like linux shell?

James Stroud jstroud at mbi.ucla.edu
Mon Jan 22 07:01:01 CET 2007


Paddy wrote:
> George Sakkis wrote:
> 
> 
>>Frank Potter wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I learned some python in windows.
>>>And now I've turned to linux.
>>>I read a book and it teaches how to write shell script with bash,
>>>but I don't feel like the grammar of bash.
>>>Since I know about python,
>>>I want to get a linux shell which use python grammar.
>>>I searched by google and I found pysh, which is not maintained any
>>>more.
>>>There's another script named pyshell, which is not likely what I'm
>>>searching for.
>>>So, will somebody please tell me if there are any python like shells
>>>for linux?
>>
>>IPython is actually more than a simple shell. Give it a try:
>>http://ipython.scipy.org/.
>>
>>George
> 
> 
> Frank,
> IPython is great, but it is not a replacement for a shell like bash. If
> you have a Linux system then you still need to know the rudiments of
> bash 

Or better yet, csh. ;)

James






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