Short Bytes: Bash 4.4 has been recently released by GNU. The new version of GNU Project’s shell comes with a long list of useful changes. If your work revolves around Bash, you can grab the source package from GNU’s website and install it.
Installing GNU Bash 4.4:
- Debian and Ubuntu users (and their derivatives) need to run this command:
- Fedora and Red Hat users need to run the following command:
After installing these packages, one needs to head to the GNU’s FTP servers and fetch the required source packages. To do this, simply run this command:
The next step of installing GNU Bash 4.4 on your Linux distribution involves compiling the source package and installing it. To do this, run the following commands one by one:
There you go!
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