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CHSH(1) Linux Reference Manual CHSH(1)
chsh - change your login shell
chsh [-s shell] [-l] [-u] [-v] [username]
chsh is used to change your login shell. If a shell is not given on
the command line, chsh prompts for one.
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
-s, --shell shell
Specify your login shell.
Print the list of shells listed in /etc/shells and exit.
Print a usage message and exit.
Print version information and exit.
login(1), passwd(5), shells(5)
Salvatore Valente <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The chsh command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available
chsh 7 October 1998 CHSH(1)