Ubuntu – How to change shell in Ubuntu?

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I have a Ubuntu Server VPS and I want to use /bin/bash/ as my shell. How can I change my shell? I have root access but I don't work as root. So dash is my default shell now.

I have read How do I make Bash my default shell on Ubuntu? and chsh seams to be the preferred way to go. But when I type chsh /bin/bash I get this message:
chsh: unknown user /bin/bash

And if I just type /bin/bash the Bash shell seams to work fine. How to change it?

Best Answer

To change a shell, use the bare chsh command. This will prompt you for the new shell. You do not have to run anything as root.