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What is the default terminal (shell) for Xubuntu? Does Xubuntu use the same shell as Ubuntu?

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"Terminal" and "shell" are two different things. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 11 '11 at 2:40

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All Ubuntu variants use Bash as their default shell. They all use different terminal emulators. However, Xubuntu uses the Xfce 4 terminal emulator (Kubuntu uses konsole and Ubuntu gnome-terminal).

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It's called Terminal, but it's different from the Gnome Terminal.

See What is Terminal - Xfce

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Specifically, in Xubuntu, this is /usr/bin/xfce4-terminal. –  Kevin Cantu Dec 1 '11 at 6:36

You can always use "echo $SHELL" to get current shell environment.

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