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Zsh (Z shell) vs Fish Shell: What are the differences?

Zsh (Z shell): An extended Bourne shell with a large number of improvements. An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language; Fish Shell: A command line shell intended mostly for interactive use. 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.

Zsh (Z shell) and Fish Shell can be categorized as "Shells" tools.

Some of the features offered by Zsh (Z shell) are:

  • Programmable command-line completion
  • Sharing of command history among all running shells
  • Improved variable/array handling

On the other hand, Fish Shell provides the following key features:

  • Autosuggestions
  • Scripting
  • VGA Color

Zsh (Z shell) and Fish Shell are both open source tools. Fish Shell with 14K GitHub stars and 1.21K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Zsh (Z shell) with 1.61K GitHub stars and 217 GitHub forks.

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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.

What is Zsh (Z shell)?

An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language.

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What are some alternatives to Fish Shell and Zsh (Z shell)?
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PowerShell
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GNU Bash
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IPython
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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