Re: Just a little newbie question

From: Vesa-Pekka Palmu (
Date: Sat Aug 26 2000 - 19:56:43 CEST

> If you only want to change root shell (or another user's shell), you should
> change it in /etc/passwd, the shell used is the last field.

Well that did it, now I can use bash for my shell, thanks for this

BTW what are the other fields in passwd file? the first is login
name, second is crypted password (?), the t3nd is?, 4th is?, 5th is
users name, 6th is hom directory and the last is shell?

"We are the NORN. Your life as you knew it is over. Your biological and
technological identities will be added to our own. Bibble is irrelevant.
Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated."

Vesa-Pekka Palmu AKA Depili
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