Re: [OS:N:] bash intro for high school students?

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On Jun 16, 2005, at 3:35 AM, Dan Koren wrote:

It would be nice to understand the reasons why one would
prefer bash to other shells, in particular with respect with
introducing high school students to computers.

Why bash rather than ksh or perl?

You gotta start somewhere, and bash is the default shell with Knoppix and derivatives:

 - boot with CD into graphics mode
 - open terminal

Bingo! You're at a bash shell.  Pretty simple.  Alternatively:

 - boot: failsafe debug -b 1

You're at a bash shell as root exploring the boot process.

- Robert
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