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Shell Access

A shell is a program that provides the traditional, text-only user interface for UNIX-like operating systems. Its primary function is to read commands that are typed into a console or terminal window and then execute them. Shell access is required for setting up password protection or editing cgi scripts you've installed in your cgi-bin directory.

If you haven't used a shell account before, you'll need the following tools to get started:

Shell Access Request Form

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