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lchsh: Change login shell

NAME

lchsh - Change login shell

SYNOPSIS

lchsh [OPTION]... [user]

DESCRIPTION

Displays and allows changing login shell of user.

If the user argument is not provided, username of the invoking user is used; the user argument is ignored if lchsh is run set-uid to a different user.

Entering an empty string (by pressing Enter) at the "New Shell" prompt is interpreted as accepting the current value.

OPTIONS

-i, --interactive
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set up in libuser configuration.

EXIT STATUS

The exit status is 0 on success, 1 on error.

BUGS

lchsh ignores /etc/shells.