fish shell, a command line shell like bash. Its working name is fishfish

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midnight commander freezes on remote file copy over fish/ssh protocol

I'm using midnight commander (mc), version 4.8.1 shipped with Ubuntu. when I try to copy a file from remote ssh server over the fish/ssh protocol, mc freezes at 0%, and I had to terminate it. I tried ...
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Fish shell : “Error: no display specified”

I've just installed the fish shell using the instructions here : https://launchpad.net/~fish-shell/+archive/ubuntu/release-2 . Then I ran: chsh -s /usr/local/bin/fish . The shell is running and ...
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Problem with powerline-shell in fish

I use console fish with powerline-shell. Does anybody know why I have this bug? These strange characters.
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Why is my default shell from /etc/passwd not started by terminals in a Unity session?

I'm trying to set fish as my default shell. It's installed on the system through apt-get and is listed in /etc/shells: > which fish /usr/bin/fish > grep fish /etc/shells /usr/bin/fish I used ...
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Setting paths in Fish like in Bash?

I've got this in my bash_profile, and I can't figure out the equivalent in Fish: export PATH=$PATH:~/Dev/ark/bin export PATH=$PATH:~/bin/ export PATH=$PATH:~/i386-elf/bin/ export GOPATH=~/Dev/gocode/ ...
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How can I truly clear a terminal window? [duplicate]

When I run clear in the terminal, the tab appears to be cleared of text, with only a fresh command prompt visible in the top left corner. However, the scrollbar is still active and if I scroll up, I ...
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Difference between `sudo su` and `sudo fish` [duplicate]

I am running fish (Friendly Interactive Shell) as my standard shell in Ubuntu 14.04, rather than bash. I noticed the following behaviour and don't know, if any of these are the preferred one to gain ...
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Is there a good replacement for !! (bang bang) in fish?

I have recently been trying out fish shell, but one thing I keep running into is fish's lack of the !! command/builtin. I cannot seem to find a good alternative or replacement for fish. Does one ...
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Automatically running tmux in fish

I've recently changed my default shell to fish (from bash). I had tmux set up to run automatically whenever I opened the console with bash, but I'm not sure how to set it up with fish. I tried ...
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How to get color man pages under fish shell?

There seems to be a way to get man pages to display in color (see here. It involves setting environment variables associated with less and adding these definitions to .bashrc. I tried doing the same ...
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Cursor positioning using mouse in bash possible?

In Vim I can actually position the cursor in insert-mode using the mouse. So I assume this should (technically) also be enable-able for the bash. Is it possible? This would be quite useful at times ...
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Exit from fish shell

I have Fish shell setup as my default shell. I want to exit from fish shell to bash shell. How can I do that with opened fish shell?
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automatic start fish shell in terminal window

I would like to have separate shortcut at my desktop just for the fish shell, Having a command like that does not start a window with fish shell : gnome-terminal fish If there is no solution for ...
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fish shell: “shopt -s dotglob” analog

I'm trying to migrate from bash to fish. What is the fish's analog to shopt? I'm trying to imitate this line from my .bashrc: shopt -s dotglob # for mv * see hidden files
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How do I make Home and End work in PuTTY SSH with fish shell?

Years ago, an Ubuntu update broke this and I've never found a solution. I have fish as my default shell. Ubuntu 12.10 Locally (Gnome Terminal), Home and End keys work fine in both fish and bash. ...
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Easy way to install CrashPlan

Is there a .deb file, repo, PPA, or anything to install CrashPlan other than the non-standard install.sh file? I have fish as my shell, and I had to mess around a lot and finally use chsh first ...
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fish shell can not tab complete

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and I have installed the fish shell recently from http://ridiculousfish.com/shell/ , and i am quite fond of it. But the downside of using it is, it gives me below sigsegv ...
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How to add exports to fish like in .bashrc?

I just wanted to be able to add inside some fish configuration file (don't know which/where) the same function as this: export PERL5LIB=/home/iaco/workspace/perl:/home/iaco/devtools This line was ...
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How do I set fish as the default shell?

Is there a way to set fish as the default shell in ubuntu netbook remix? I put in my .bashrc to run fish, which works fine, but ubuntu recognizes it as fish running inside bash, which means that when ...
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How can I force fish to save new key bindings persistently after closing a terminal window?

How can I force fish to save new key bindings persistently after closing a terminal window? At the moment i have the problem: I open a terminal window, the default shell is fish. I add a key ...
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Add binding to fish that not auto executes the string?

How do i set up a key binding in fish, so that fish understands not to execute the bindingstring after appending it to commandline but just appending it as string to commandline. I want to set up a ...
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Using another browser than w3m for reading HTML helpfiles?

I'm using fish as shell. The internal help is based on html files and when I type help it opens w3m to view this help files. Since w3m is not my default browser I wonder where this configuration to ...
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Differences between fish and bash to pass commandline arguments to alias functions?

From the answers to my other question here i learned about the possibility to pass commandline arguments to a alias function in Bash. In Fish i can edit an alias by editing the file config.fish in ...