chsh - change your login shell
chsh [-s shell] [-l] [-h] [-v]
chsh is used to change your login shell. If a shell is not given on the
command line, chsh prompts for one.
chsh supports non-local entries (kerberos, LDAP, etc.) if
linked with libuser, otherwise use ypchsh(1), lchsh(1) or any
other implementation for non-local entries.
-s, --shell shell
Specify your login shell.
Print the list of shells listed in /etc/shells and
Display help text and exit.
Display version information and exit.
chsh will accept the full pathname of any executable file on the system.
The default behavior for non-root users is to accept only shells
listed in the /etc/shells file, and issue a warning for root user. It
can also be configured at compile-time to only issue a warning for all
Returns 0 if operation was successful, 1 if operation failed or command syntax
was not valid.
Salvatore Valente <firstname.lastname@example.org>