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Bash becomes the default UNIX shell for new accounts February 17th.

On Monday, February 17th, Computing Services will change the default UNIX shell setting for all new Andrew accounts from csh to bash. This change will only affect new accounts. The default shell for Andrew accounts created before February 17th will remain csh.

For more information, including instructions for determining your current settings and changing your default shell, see

Please direct any questions or comments to the Computing Services Help Center (412-268-HELP or