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This probably sounds like a stupid question but I'm having a lot of trouble clearly differentiating between a Shell (such as Bourne) and the Terminal application like on an installation of Ubuntu or Fedora. I realise that both are completely different but I can't seem to find a clear answer written in text. Could anyone clearly distinguish between both?

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merged by Ivo Flipse Jan 9 '11 at 18:37

this question was merged with Terminal Vs. Shell [duplicate] because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

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