source: postlfs/config/etcshells.xml@ 0290a023

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Last change on this file since 0290a023 was 0290a023, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Indexed configuration files and bootscripts in the 'After LFS Configuration Issues' section

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[f8d632a]1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE part PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
[0290a023]8<sect1 id="postlfs-config-shells" xreflabel="The /etc/shells File">
[a0f03b0]9<sect1info>
[5cd0959d]10<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
11<date>$Date$</date>
[a0f03b0]12</sect1info>
[bae6e15]13<?dbhtml filename="etcshells.html"?>
[0290a023]14<title>The /etc/shells File</title>
15<indexterm zone="postlfs-config-shells">
16<primary sortas="e-etc-shells">/etc/shells</primary>
17</indexterm>
[975d907a]18
19<para>The <filename>shells</filename> file contains a list of
20login shells on the system. Applications use this file to determine
21whether a shell is valid. For each shell a single line should be
22present, consisting of the shell's path, relative to root.</para>
23
24<para>For example, this file is consulted by <command>chsh</command> to
25determine whether a normal user may change the login shell for her
26own account. If the command name is not listed, the user will be denied of
27change.</para>
28
29<para>It is a requirement for applications such as
[0290a023]30<application><acronym>GDM</acronym></application> which does not populate the
31face browser if it can't find <filename>/etc/shells</filename> or
32<acronym>FTP</acronym> daemons which traditionally disallow access to users
33with shells not included in this file.</para>
[975d907a]34
35<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt; /etc/shells &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
36# Begin /etc/shells
37
38/bin/sh
39/bin/bash
40
41# End /etc/shells
42<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
43
44</sect1>
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