The friendly interactive shell 1.22.2 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 774K
Developer: liljencrantz
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The friendly interactive shell is a user friendly shell intended mostly for interactive use.

If you want to see screenshots of fish in action, click here.
If you are familiar with the basics of shells,read this page for a short introduction to fish.
If you are don't know how to use a shell, read this page for a longer presentation on how to use fish.

Curses or Ncurses


make install
echo /usr/local/bin/fish >>/etc/shells

If you wish to use fish as your default shell, use the following command:

chsh -s /usr/local/bin/fish

chsh will prompt you for your password, and change your default shell.

What's New in This Release:
Help output now supports bold and underlined text.
A few new or improved command specific completions have been added.
Key bindings implemented as shellscript functions no longer changes the titlebar message or reexecutes the prompt, significantly reducing flicker on slow systems.
./configure now supports --without-gettext.
Various minor bugs were fixed.
When there are no tab completions, fish no longer sends the flash_screen sequence to the terminal.
Lots and lots of polishing was done.

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