proposing a new package: dash (shell)

Mark J. Reed
Wed Mar 4 18:51:00 GMT 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Akakima wrote:
> I have read somewhere that dash becamed recently the official shell of
> Ubuntu.

The standard /bin/sh, at any rate:

$ lsb_release -d
Description:	Ubuntu 8.10
$ ls -l /bin/sh
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 2007-07-30 05:36 /bin/sh -> dash*

User accounts are still created with bash as the login shell by default.

Mark J. Reed <>

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