Stern Center for Research Computing

New York University • Leonard Stern School of Business

Shell

A Linux shell is a command-line interpreter or shell that provides a traditional user interface for the Linux operating system. Users direct the operation of the computer by entering commands as text for a command line interpreter to execute or by creating text scripts of one or more such commands.

Access

Shell is a standard part of the Linux operating system and is available to faculty and PhD students on all research computing machines

Shell programs are Stern GRID capable.