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Fish Shell

A command line shell intended mostly for interactive use
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What is Fish Shell?

It is a useful utility filled shell which makes command line operations quicker with customized functions, easy to append path variable command, command history and more right out of the box.
Fish Shell is a tool in the Shells category of a tech stack.
Fish Shell is an open source tool with 22.3K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Fish Shell's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Fish Shell?


76 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Fish Shell.

Fish Shell Integrations

Linux, Windows, macOS, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD are some of the popular tools that integrate with Fish Shell. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Fish Shell.

Fish Shell's Features

  • Autosuggestions
  • Scripting
  • VGA Color
  • Web Based configuration

Fish Shell Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Fish Shell?
A replacement for Terminal and the successor to iTerm. It works on Macs with macOS 10.12 or newer. iTerm2 brings the terminal into the modern age with features you never knew you always wanted.
A shell is a text-based terminal, used for manipulating programs and files. Shell scripts typically manage program execution.
A command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET. Helps system administrators and power-users rapidly automate tasks that manage operating systems (Linux, macOS, and Windows) and processes.
GNU Bash
The Bourne Again SHell is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to the IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.2 Shell and Tools standard.
It provides a rich architecture for interactive computing with a powerful interactive shell, a kernel for Jupyter. It has a support for interactive data visualization and use of GUI toolkits. Flexible, embeddable interpreters to load into your own projects. Easy to use, high performance tools for parallel computing.
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Fish Shell's Followers
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