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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 14.5K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Fish Shell's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Fish Shell?


6 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 5 tools that integrate with Fish Shell.

Why developers like Fish Shell?

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Fish Shell's Features

  • Autosuggestions
  • Scripting
  • VGA Color
  • Web Based configuration

Fish Shell Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Fish Shell?
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.
Zsh (Z shell)
An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language.
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.
Nu Shell
It comes with a set of built-in commands. If a command is unknown, the command will shell-out and execute it (using cmd on Windows or bash on Linux and MacOS), correctly passing through stdin, stdout and stderr, so things like your daily git workflows and even vim will work just fine.
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Fish Shell's Followers
2 developers follow Fish Shell to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Florian Link
Heber B