General question with shell

Hello there, is there a way to change shell from pacman to bash or to another shell?

Type "bash" in terminal.

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Do you mean permanently? If so you can use chsh -s /bin/bash

The file /etc/shells should contain a list of the shells you have installed.

As a side note, isn't pacman the package manager?

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Hey there, I have done that command before posting and get this response:

Changing shell for Jon
Password:
chsh: Shell not changed.

Sorry I am new to linux and still learning

That usually means your password was wrong.

That's strange because I have my pw set to 3 numbers only. I have also tried garuda and Garuda for root pw just in case and gives me "authentication failure"

Can you share the full output including the command you are typing?

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Did you try changing shell in Garuda Assistant?

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Output

allow me to try!

You can post terminal text output here, no need for picture.

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Your output pic showed that you tried to change to the bash three times--from bash. Is that because you had already changed to it before you took that pic?

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Seems so. BTW my tablet blocked the link, fcb? +++ :slight_smile: . Why the hell fb?


Edit:
No. 1 and 2 line are fish 3 line is bash

 ╭─sgs@i3 in ~ 
 ╰─λ bash
[sgs@i3 ~]$ 

Password is wrong.

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For some reason I have made my pass 123 and it still wont accept

Leaving this here, might be worth checking..

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When did pacman become a shell?

Secondly use the garuda assistant and go to settings there you can select one of the 4 shells.

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Wait, that also means that you already have the same shell.
See inxi -Faz to see your current shell. (It is usually the last line of output.)

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