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Old 10-05-2009, 12:31 AM   #1
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how to change the shell


I use RHEL server , I know we use bash now , can advise how can I change the change the current shell to ksh ? except change /etc/passwd then reboot , what can i do ? thx
 
Old 10-05-2009, 12:37 AM   #2
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Just change the entry in /etc/passwd, then logout/login.
No need to reboot; this isn't MS.
 
Old 10-05-2009, 12:48 AM   #3
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I'm sure it is, but just to note: ksh should be in /etc/shells to change your shell as unprivileged user.
 
Old 10-05-2009, 04:06 AM   #4
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thx reply ,

except change /etc/passwd , is there any command can change the shell ? thx
 
Old 10-05-2009, 04:09 AM   #5
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Yes in CLI run
Code:
ksh
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Old 10-05-2009, 04:17 AM   #6
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Well, to make it permanent, run 'chsh'. Sorry, I somehow thought that had already been covered.
 
  


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