Section: Linux Reference Manual (1)
Updated: 7 October 1998
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chsh - change your login shell
[ -s shell ] [ -l ] [ -u ] [ -v ] [ username ]
is used to change your login shell.
If a shell is not given on the command line,
prompts for one.
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
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
- -u, --help
Print a usage message and exit.
- -v, --version
Print version information and exit.
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