Bash, ash, sh and zsh – it’s a jungle! Zsh is apparently more filled with features and tuning capabilities than the others. The Bash is the default shell in many distrobutions. But it does not mean that it is the best shell out there!

Zsh is not new – it has been available for several years. But I am having a feeling its userbase has increased, as I see more references to it in forums in the cloud.

So – I will have to learn more about it! No way around it! I am working on some shell-scripts, and got a little frustrated when I realised busybox’ sh was not capable of everything I picked up of tips around the net. Bash does the job, but maybe zsh can do it even better?