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I saw a forum post or page on the iPhone Dev Wiki, or somewhere that showed how to change the shell to "bash". But I cannot find it anywhere. Does
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    Default Change shell?
    I saw a forum post or page on the iPhone Dev Wiki, or somewhere that showed how to change the shell to "bash".

    But I cannot find it anywhere. Does anyone have or know of the link?

    Secondly...what is the difference from running dropbear vs. ssh2 binaries that were compiled?

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    Here is the wiki - use at your own risk

    Change to bash

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    I did everything like the wiki said.

    But whenever I open terminal using Bash, the terminal hangs after the any first command.

    I tried updgrading Terminal.app to all versions avaliable but not success.

    Tried with csh and everything works fine.

    Any thoughts?

    Help!!

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    1. goto /var/root
    2. create a file called .profile

    3. edit .profile with pico or your favorite text editor the file should contain this info:

    # Load /bin/bash when Mobile Terminal starts.
    bash
    4. save .profile
    5. restart Terminal or type source .profile

    Thats it!!! i still dont know how to get .bash_profile working when you start the bash shell. let me know if you can shed some like
    Last edited by mrengles; 08-22-2007 at 04:22 PM.

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