Change root's shell?
billk at iinet.net.au
Sat Aug 9 05:27:20 CEST 2008
passwd file - the symlink "might" work better. On most real systems, sh
is actually bash running in a compatility mode - not sure if thats the
case here. Cant check as I am in the middle of going back to 2007.2 as
2008.8 is basicly non-functional/unusable.
On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 19:28 -0700, Dirk Bergstrom wrote:
> William Kenworthy wrote:
> > I tried this on 2007.2 - worked fine until I rebooted and whole lot of
> > things to do with X stopped working. e.g., you could not enter text
> > into the terminal app.
> What did you try, editing /etc/passwd, or making /bin/sh a symlink to
> /bin/bash (or just replacing it)?
> I was considering editing /etc/passwd, guess I should have been clearer...
> > On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 18:28 -0700, Dirk Bergstrom wrote:
> >> Is there any reason it would be a bad idea to change root's shell from
> >> /bin/sh to /bin/bash? I miss all the conveniences, and I keep
> >> forgetting to type 'bash' when I log in.
> Dirk Bergstrom
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William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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