suse 5.2 login problem

Posted on 1998-12-08
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Last Modified: 2010-04-20
The other day I typed chsh to chage the shell upon login
somewhere along the line I typed clear instead of giving a
alternate shell
now when I login I get:
last login etc...
no mail
cannot execute clear: no such directory or file.

any ideas what file  this is  in.

Question by:strmtrpr
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ahoffmann earned 200 total points
ID: 1638753
short answer:  /etc/passwd

fix it as follows:
 1) login as root
 2) edit /etc/passwd: find line with your username (first word before first :), in this line edit the last field (after last :), there should be  clear  at the moment, replace it by whatever you like (/bin/sh for example), hint: user other entries as example

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ID: 1638754
thanks for the help

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