SH file extension - Unix Bourne Shell (Bash) script
What is sh file? How to open sh files?
File type specification:
sh file icon:
The sh file extension is commonly used for Unix shell files. Bash is a free software Unix shell written for the GNU Project. Its name is an acronym which stands for Bourne-again shell.
The name is a pun on the name of the Bourne shell (sh), an early and important Unix shell written by Stephen Bourne and distributed with Version 7 Unix circa 1978, and the concept of being "born again". Bash was created in 1987 by Brian Fox. In 1990 Chet Ramey became the primary maintainer.
Bash is the default shell on most systems built on top of the Linux kernel as well as on Mac OS X and it can be run on most Unix-like operating systems.
It has also been ported to Microsoft Windows using the POSIX emulation provided by Cygwin and the one provided by MSYS, to MS-DOS by the DJGPP project and to Novell NetWare.
The default software associated to sh file type:
Company or developer:
The Open Group
A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.
List of software applications associated to the .sh file extension
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- Open sh file
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- Create sh file
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Software that open sh file - Unix Bourne Shell (Bash) script
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