I have noticed two ways to the change default shell in Mac OS X.
- Open up Terminal preference and set "Shells open with" to "Command". Then type the path to the shell program such as
- Another way is to turn on System Preferences and pick "Accounts". Unlock the preference so that you can make a change. Find your username under which you want to change the default shell. Then right click it to go to "Advanced Options...". Then I can find the setting for "Login shell".
What's the difference between the two ways I mentioned above? Which could be good for what purpose?