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Zsh (Z shell)

An extended Bourne shell with a large number of improvements
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What is Zsh (Z shell)?

An interactive login shell, command interpreter and scripting language.
Zsh (Z shell) is a tool in the Shells category of a tech stack.
Zsh (Z shell) is an open source tool with 3.5K GitHub stars and 432 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Zsh (Z shell)'s open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Zsh (Z shell)?

20 companies reportedly use Zsh (Z shell) in their tech stacks, including Modanisa.com, i22, and BörseGo AG.

260 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Zsh (Z shell).

Zsh (Z shell) Integrations

Linux, GNU Bash, macOS, Oh My ZSH, and AWK are some of the popular tools that integrate with Zsh (Z shell). Here's a list of all 14 tools that integrate with Zsh (Z shell).

Zsh (Z shell)'s Features

  • Programmable command-line completion
  • Sharing of command history among all running shells
  • Improved variable/array handling
  • Editing of multi-line commands in a single buffer
  • Spelling correction
  • Various compatibility modes, e.g. Zsh can pretend to be a Bourne shell when run as /bin/sh
  • Themeable prompts
  • Loadable modules/plugins

Zsh (Z shell) Alternatives & Comparisons

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