changing default shell to bash & command history

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by coax, Oct 11, 2007.

  1. coax

    coax New Member

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    I've got Term-vt100 installed and working, but I'd like to be able to change the default shell to bash. Editing /etc/passwd doesn't do the trick, also tried creating a /etc/shells, that does nothing. It's not like this is running NetInfo. Any ideas?

    It would also be nice to get the command history working across sessions. Right now history works within a session, and it even gets saved to .bash_history when exiting the shell. But for some reason the arrow keys don't recall the commands, though I have found that you can use bang (!) history. Weird.
  2. tehsuck

    tehsuck New Member

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    I haven't really had time to play in my post-jailbroken iPot, but I noticed this annoyance too. I installed OpenSSH, but again, haven't had a chance to play with it. Here's to hoping someone writes a more configurable terminal.app for the iPot?
  3. Max Nanasy

    Max Nanasy New Member

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    Editing /etc/master.passwd works for me to set my shell to /bin/bash.

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