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Bourne-Again Shell (Bash)
Bash is an acronym for "Bourne-Again Shell", the name of a code interpreter and a high-level programming language, and it is a must-know tool in Computational Chemistry and Biology.
You can use Bash scripting in Unix/Linux computers through a terminal.
When you initialize the shell, i.e, the interpreter, your computer runs initialization files --
~/ points to your home directory) -- but we do not recommend changing these files unless you really know what you are doing.
In most cases, you can change the
~/.bashrc file, which allows the user to customize the system according to their needs.
Bash allows the user to assign values to variables in the command line, but