SHELLSSection: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
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NAMEshells - pathnames of valid login shells
DESCRIPTION/etc/shells is a text file which contains the full pathnames of valid login shells. This file is consulted by chsh(1) and available to be queried by other programs.
EXAMPLE/etc/shells may contain the following paths:
SEE ALSOchsh(1), getusershell(3)