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CHSH(1)			    Linux Reference Manual		       CHSH(1)

NAME

chsh - change your login shell

SYNOPSIS

chsh [ -s shell ] [ -l ] [ -u ] [ -v ] [ username ]

DESCRIPTION

chsh is used to change your login shell. If a shell is not given on the command line, chsh prompts for one. VALID SHELLS chsh will accept the full pathname of any executable file on the sys- tem. However, it will issue a warning if the shell is not listed in the /etc/shells file. On the other hand, it can also be configured such that it will only accept shells listed in this file, unless you are root.

OPTIONS

-s, --shell Specify your login shell. -l, --list-shells Print the list of shells listed in /etc/shells and exit. -u, --help Print a usage message and exit. -v, --version Print version information and exit.

SEE ALSO

login(1), passwd(5), shells(5)

AUTHOR

Salvatore Valente <svalente@mit.edu> chsh 7 October 1998 CHSH(1)