|Linux / Unix Command: chsh|
NAMEchsh - change your login shell
SYNOPSISchsh [ -s shell ] [ -l ] [ -u ] [ -v ] [ username ]
DESCRIPTIONchsh is used to change your login shell. If a shell is not given on the command line, chsh prompts for one.
VALID SHELLSchsh will accept the full pathname of any executable file on the system. 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.
- -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 ALSOlogin(1), passwd(5), shells(5)
Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.