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Old 24th October 2012
sharris sharris is offline
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Default How to install BASH SHELL ???

I used this to change to bash shell since FreeBSD 8.2 without any problems. (For he who may not know) - Of course you must install BASH into a directory to where ever you choose so don't try this unless you have already done so or you will be sorry ... something like below

MAKE BASH DEFAULT SHELL: (do every step - but first line is only a test)
chsh -s /usr/bash/bin/bash 
echo "/usr/bash/bin/bash" >> /etc/shells
chsh -s /usr/bash/bin/bash
Now that I installed FreeBSD-9.1-RC2 I get this error and than I had to re-install the entire OS over and over again after trying difference things with no success.

/usr/bash/bin/bash: 1: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string
/usr/bash/bin/bash: 1: Syntax error: Error in commandline substitution
Would anyone know what I need to do to fix this other than installing the latest BASH which may have the same problem under 9.1 anyway.

Thanks in advance
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