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chsh(1)								       chsh(1)

       chsh - change login shell

       chsh [loginname]

       The  command  is	 a command similar to except that it is used to change
       the login shell field of the password file  rather  than	 the  password
       entry.	The  program  will  prompt you for a new shell. The shell name
       supplied must match one of the entries in If no name is given the shell
       will  be	 unchanged  and the diagnostic "Login shell unchanged" will be

       An example use of this command is:

       % chsh
       Changing login shell for bill
       Shell [/bin/csh]: sh

       Both the new shell and the old shell must be found in  to  be  able  to
       change the shell.

See Also
       chfn(1), passwd(1), yppasswd(1yp), passwd(5yp)


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