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chsh(1)								       chsh(1)

Name
       chsh - change login shell

Syntax
       chsh [loginname]

Description
       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
       printed.

       An example use of this command is:

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

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

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

								       chsh(1)
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