How to set the default shell in Linux15 May 2021
One thing I always forget when logging into a new Linux server is is how to set the default shell.
The below command sets the default to bash
chsh -s /bin/bash
From the man page for chsh
The chsh command changes the user login shell. This determines the name of the users initial login command. A normal user may only change the login shell for her own account, the superuser may change the login shell for any account
/bin/bash with the path to your preferred shell