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The Linux shell on iOS.


Wait, what's iSH?

iSH is a project to get a Linux shell environment running locally on your iOS device, using a usermode x86 emulator.

iSH running on an iPad

iSH gives you the ability to run Linux applications and programs on iOS.

So, how do I get iSH?

Join the TestFlight beta!

You can get iSH by joining the TestFlight beta.

Contribute on GitHub

Clone iSH from GitHub, and send a PR!


Join our Discord server if you have any questions or concerns, or you just want to chat!
There's also a subreddit for discussions and a Twitter.

You can also become a patron if you would like support iSH.
Donations are very much appreciated, but will never be required; the app will always be completely free.