Eshell

Eshell is a shell-like command interpreter implemented in Emacs Lisp. It invokes no external processes except for those requested by the user. It is intended to be an alternative to the IELM (see Emacs Lisp Interaction) REPL for Emacs and with an interface similar to command shells such as bash, zsh, rc, or 4dos.

This manual is for Eshell, the Emacs shell.

Introduction A brief introduction to the Emacs Shell.
Commands
Expansion
Input/Output
Extension modules
Bugs and ideas Known problems, and future ideas.
GNU Free Documentation License The license for this documentation.
Concept Index
Function and Variable Index
Command Index
Key Index

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