How to Change Your Default Shell in Unix

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This short guide will show you how to change you default shell on unix based operating systems.

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Supposing you want to make bash your default shell, you'll use:

chsh -s /bin/bash

The chsh command allows you to change the user login shell. -s lets you specify the shell. Without -s chsh will enter interactive mode.