Python as shell

Dave Farrance DaveFarrance at
Wed Apr 22 19:51:22 CEST 2015

Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at> wrote:

>I am working again with Python and I am impressed again. ;-)
>I thought there was a Python shell that could be used instead of Bash
>(or whichever shell you are using), but I can not find anything about
>it. Am I wrong, or are my search engine skills so bad?

You're probably thinking of IPython which has some shell-like commands,
like ls and cd, and you can execute system commands by prefixing them
with "!".

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