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Debian Almquist Shell, a modern, POSIX-compliant implementation of sh (not Bash-compatible). More information:

  • Start an interactive shell session:


  • Execute a command and then exit:

dash -c "{{command}}"

  • Execute a script:

dash {{path/to/}}

  • Run commands from a script, printing each command before executing it:

dash -x {{path/to/}}

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

dash -e {{path/to/}}

  • Read and execute commands from stdin:

dash -s