login shell not in /etc/shells

Harris, James James_Harris at maxtor.com
Wed May 29 12:38:02 PDT 2002


You can create an /etc/shells, it's just a list of the full path to all the
valid shells on your system.

See: man shell
...for more info

Be careful, though, since this is used with things like FTP and can be a
security issue if you populate it with stuff that could be hazardous.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: SebasTEAan Meisel [mailto:sebastianmeisel at gmx.de] 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 15:51
> To: blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: kdm: login shell not in /etc/shells
> 
> 
> When using kdm (configured after the kdm-hint I get an 
> errormessage on 
> login claiming that my login-shell is missing in /etc/shells 
> - actually not 
> even such file does exist.
> 
> Any Ideas how to solve that problem?
> -- 
> Sebastian Meisel        
> 
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