bash fix for linux user

Some of the most helpful features in linux terminal is the ability to

  1. tab for autocomplete
  2. command history using the arrow keys. However, these are not always enabled for new users.

Enabling this is quick and easy.

sudo chsh -s /bin/bash <username>

replace with the user you want to enable.

chsh allows editing of the user database information.

-s attempts to change the user’s shell to newshell