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One of the ubuntu 10.10 servers present a weird terminal upon logon. It isn't bash. Even backspace does a weird thing. I have to manually enter bash to get my good old bash shell back. The server was installed from the stock CD and doesn't have any GUI.

I am curious what kind of shell is that and how do I make bash a default shell.


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migrated from Apr 4 '11 at 17:09

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This link will give you instructions on how to change the shell, there is a chsh command as far as I remember that should help you do it, but there are several other ways as well.

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