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# 1  
Old 05-02-2018
Use case for logout of shell

Hello Experts,

I have a use case -

Currently, in my .profile I have added "bash" at the end so while logging in, it will be bashed as well. Which is working fine and no issues.

But while logging out, I have hit exit two times like 1st exit will come out of bash shell and 2nd exit will come out of the server.

So is there a way, that I can log out of the server with one exit from bash?
# 2  
Old 05-02-2018
Why the need at all to run bash from .profile? What's your login shell? Could you ask your sys admin to change your login shell to bash.
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Old 05-02-2018
If you can't get your admin to change your login shell, you should also just be able to change the last line in your .profile from something like:
Code:
bash

to something like:
Code:
exec bash

Adding the exec will cause your login shell to be replaced by bash so you won't need to also quit your login shell after you quit bash.
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Old 05-24-2018
Quote:
Originally Posted by Don Cragun
If you can't get your admin to change your login shell, you should also just be able to change the last line in your .profile from something like:
Code:
bash

to something like:
Code:
exec bash

Adding the exec will cause your login shell to be replaced by bash so you won't need to also quit your login shell after you quit bash.
This is fantastic. It worked!

I was on vacation, so couldn`t respond on time.

Thank you so much.

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Old 05-24-2018
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Old 05-25-2018
why not chsh?

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