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4. The Bourne Shell and Korn Shell

Overview of Features
Arithmetic Expressions
Command History
Built-in Commands (Bourne and Korn Shell)
Job Control
Invoking the Shell
Restricted Shells

This section presents the following topics:

4.1 Overview of Features

The Bourne shell is the standard shell and provides the following features:

The Korn shell is a backward-compatible extension of the Bourne shell. Features that are valid only in the Korn shell are so indicated.

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