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Old 04-21-2008, 01:44 PM   #1
donlobeto
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Unhappy Any body knows why I'm not be able to switch to c-shell?



Can any body help me here.

basically my default account is in bash and if I try to switch to c-shell using "csh" I'm getting the following line:


/etc/cshrc: Command not found.

so, what am i doing wrong? and how to fix it?


Thanks is advance

-donlobeto
 
Old 04-21-2008, 02:05 PM   #2
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Sounds like you do not have permission to use the csh shell.
Are you root when you type csh?
 
Old 04-21-2008, 02:13 PM   #3
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Sounds like you do not have permission to use the csh shell.
Are you root when you type csh?
No, I'm not a root. I'm login to my college account and I'm suppose to have access to c-shell since we are learning c-shell scripting.

Is there a way to know for sure if I don't have permissions to use the csh before I send an email to my teacher?

thanks

-donlobeto
 
Old 04-21-2008, 02:22 PM   #4
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Sounds more like your environment doesn't have the necessary config for csh.

As a test, try running "csh -f" - which will load csh without trying to run any resource files. You should get a simple '%' as a prompt & be able use the shell like normal-ish.

If that's the case, then talk to your admin as to why you can't run csh. if that doesn't work, tell us what happened.
 
Old 04-22-2008, 04:15 AM   #5
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perhaps creating an empty file can fix the problem. as root do:
Code:
: > /etc/cshrc
chmod 0755 /etc/cshrc
 
Old 04-23-2008, 12:38 PM   #6
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Can any body help me here.

basically my default account is in bash and if I try to switch to c-shell using "csh" I'm getting the following line:


/etc/cshrc: Command not found.

so, what am i doing wrong? and how to fix it?


Thanks is advance

-donlobeto


Thank you all for your responses.
My account is working OK now.
I sent an email to my teacher and he just said that he was doing some changes to the system that may be the cuase.
I don't know what it was but I'm glad I was not the one causing the problem.
Thanks you all.
 
  


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