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add-shell - add shells to the list of valid login shells

ADD-SHELL(8) System Manager's Manual ADD-SHELL(8)

NAME

add-shell - add shells to the list of valid login shells

SYNOPSIS

add-shell shellname [shellname...]

DESCRIPTION

add-shell copies /etc/shells to /etc/shells.tmp, adds the given shells to this file if they are not already present, and copies this temporary file back to /etc/shells.
 
The shells must be provided by their full pathnames.

SEE ALSO

shells(5)
12 May 2011 Debian Sid