jimpop at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 02:43:30 UTC 2014
On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 10:29 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 7:36 PM, Daniel Jackson <fdj at mindspring.com> wrote:
>> On 09/24/2014 07:22 PM, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>> That won't automatically invoke bash on Debian/Ubuntu....unless someone
>>> intentionally changed default shells....
>> People seem not to know that Debian and derivatives use a variant Almquist
>> shell rather than bash for system accounts.
> You're both wrong.
> $ cat /etc/issue
> Debian GNU/Linux 7 \n \l
> $ ls -laF /bin/sh
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Nov 17 2011 /bin/sh -> bash*
> $ grep root /etc/passwd
You have done something wrong/different than what appears on a
relatively clean install:
$ cat /etc/issue
Debian GNU/Linux 7 \n \l
$ cat /etc/debian_version
$ ls -laF /bin/sh
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Mar 1 2012 /bin/sh -> dash*
$ grep root /etc/passwd
I'm curious now... did you install a server or desktop version of
Debian? Was if from netinst or cds, etc.?
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