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st: shell on Mac

From   "Airey, David C" <>
To   "" <>
Subject   st: shell on Mac
Date   Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:17:24 -0500


On the Mac, is the shell command supposed to open the Terminal app or the X11 app?

On Mountain Lion, with XQquartz installed (new version of X11), both shell and xshell open X11.

I usually use shell for something like,

shell perl -p -i -w -e 's/\t/\ /g' ceph_chr2.freq

which works fine, but now I'm wondering what shell is supposed to do on its own.


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