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bash

Bourne-Again SHell, an sh-compatible command-line interpreter. See also histexpand for history expansion. More information: https://gnu.org/software/bash/.

  • Start an interactive shell session:

bash

  • Execute a command and then exit:

bash -c "{{command}}"

  • Execute a script:

bash {{path/to/script.sh}}

  • Execute a script, printing each command before executing it:

bash -x {{path/to/script.sh}}

  • Execute commands from a script, stopping at the first error:

bash -e {{path/to/script.sh}}

  • Read and execute commands from stdin:

bash -s

  • Print the Bash version ($BASH_VERSION contains the version without license information):

bash --version