exit command is used to terminate the current shell. This command can be used in any shell, including the bash shell, to exit the current shell session.
exit command is used to terminate the current shell session. This command takes no arguments and simply terminates the shell session. When the shell is terminated, any child processes that were started by the shell will also be terminated.
To use the
exit command, simply type
exit at the command prompt:
This will terminate the current shell session and return the user to the parent shell.
exit command does not have any options.
If you encounter any issues with the
exit command, it may be due to a problem with the shell environment. In some cases, you may need to restart the shell or log out and log back in to resolve the issue.
exitcommand is commonly used in shell scripts to terminate the script.
- If the shell session is terminated due to a signal or error, the exit status of the shell will be non-zero.