Bash shell to Python shell?

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Mon Sep 28 05:23:47 CEST 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 8:13 PM, edwithad <edwithad at> wrote:
> I am sure you have not read a question this basic in some time, but I am
> curious. Using Linux I open a terminal window and type: python.
> Does Bash Shell go away and to become a Python Shell, or is it still a Bash
> Shell with Python running inside? Thanks in advance.

The latter. Press Ctrl+D or enter exit() or quit() to exit Python and
return to bash.


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