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Which Shell Am I Running?

Posted on 2004-09-22
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How do I find out what shell I am running?  I don't have access to the /etc/passwd file and everything is managed by the admin folks.

Is there a UNIX command or some sort of trick to ask what shell I am running at start-up?
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Try 'echo $SHELL'
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