Change root's shell?

William Kenworthy billk at
Sat Aug 9 03:37:46 CEST 2008

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.


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
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