Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 3 of 3
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1

    Please what are shells?


    I mean like this: Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net - Rankings - All Sites
    Can anyone explain how this works? I hope my post is not spam. I think its related to linux. Thank you
    "Avoid the Gates of Hell. Use Linux affordable VPS."

  2. #2
    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Either at home or at work or down the pub
    Posts
    3,907
    Basically, you get a user account on their servers. It's kind of like a web host but for a terminal so they are usually accessed using a protocol like ssh.
    Should you be sitting wondering,
    Which Batman is the best,
    There's only one true answer my friend,
    It's Adam Bloody West!


    The Fifth Continent

  3. #3
    Linux Engineer docbop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Woodshed, CA
    Posts
    949
    In past this was sometimes the only way to get access to a Unix system. Since the creation of Unix's that run on PC's the need for companies or universities offering shell accounts unless trying to learn a dialect of Unix that you typically only find on big hardware like AIX or HPUX.

  4. $spacer_open
    $spacer_close

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •