View Full Version : [SOLVED] settings in server console

March 26th, 2010, 06:35 AM
well i don't know how to describe this but in my ubuntu server the console has no colors, can't use up arrows to recall or do anything. all i see is black and white. and the arrow keys just output the arrow key code. in admin mode it works fine. added a user and it don't work in user mode.

March 26th, 2010, 07:01 AM
What shell are you using?

echo $SHELL

March 26th, 2010, 09:38 AM
sh :[
should be bash correct or at least thats what i had b4?
how would i change it to bash?

March 26th, 2010, 10:37 AM
Make sure '/bin/bash' is listed in '/etc/shells', then change it.

cat /etc/shells | grep bash
chsh -s /bin/bash

Logout and then log back in.

March 26th, 2010, 06:34 PM
sweet thanks.
that did the trick.