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Summary: DASH is a direct descendant of the NetBSD version of ash (the Almquist SHell) and is POSIX compliant
- Support echo -n, and enable echo -e all the time (unsupported)
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Dash is an acronym for debian almquist shell. Dash is a direct descendant of BSD's ash.
# emerge app-shells/dash
To use dash as your login shell, you must whitelist dash for pam.
# echo "/bin/dash" >> /etc/shells
To add a user using dash as its default shell:
# useradd -s /bin/dash username
To make your current users shell dash:
# chsh -s /bin/dash