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Getting Inishell

There are several ways to get Inishell:

  • as binary packages for your platform;
  • as source package, to recompile for your platform;
  • a git clone.

Binary packages

For each release, several packages are prepared for various operating systems (MS Windows, Mac osX, Linux RPM and Linux DEB, Linux TGZ) and distributed in the downloads section of this web site. This is the easiest way to install Inishell.

Source package

For each release, there might be a source package, distributed in the downloads section of this web site. You have to unpack the archive, enter into it and compile it (see Compiling Inishell).

Git clone

This is mainly for developers who want to work on Inishell itself or to get the very latest version. First, you need to make sure that you have a git client on your computer. Then you can get your copy of Inishell.

Git client

You can use either a command line client or a graphical client. You can find graphical clients for various platforms:

Getting the latest version

Once you have your client, point it to "" and do a clone. For the command line client, run git clone

Last update: June 23, 2022