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Re: how to make sshd start a shell other than bash when I log in?




On 2017-04-14 02:27, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Andrew Schulman (Thu, 06 Apr 2017 21:22:38 -0400)
>> My regular shell is fish. To make local terminals run fish instead
>> of bash when I start them, I set
>> SHELL=/usr/bin/fish
>> in my desktop environment. This works fine: I start MinTTY, and
>> fish starts.
>> But when I log into that same host by sshd, bash starts, not fish
>> (since sshd doesn't have access to my desktop environment
>> variables). How can I configure either my ssh client or the ssh
>> server to start fish instead of bash? 
> I use db_shell in /etc/nsswitch.conf.

How do you use db_shell, what do you set it to in /etc/nsswitch.conf, 
do you set anything else, and how does this change the shell under ssh? 
Please provide details and why you think this will work for the OP's issue.

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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