We have an AIX environment in which I have to use Esc\ to complete the path. In a RHEL environment I was able complete the path using Tab. Is it possible to get this Tab auto complete feature going in AIX environment too?


AIX use ksh(korn shell) Redhat use Bash(bourne again shell) So solution is simple. Install bash on aix. Here is the repo,and you can use also yum. Then with chuser command change shell of user.

  • Installing binaries is not an option. Because am just an user of the server and only an SA can do such binary installs on the server. – Jess Apr 9 '18 at 17:41
  • Ok,so is (at least as I know) impossible to use tab instead of esc.Tab is used for BASH completion,non for KSH completion,there are two different shells,even if similar in some parts. Ask for install bash to sysadmin,or use ESC,I cannot see other solution. – elbarna Apr 10 '18 at 8:13

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