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Old 12-16-2004, 12:07 PM   #1
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Can I set ssh to change my konsole colours when I connect to a remote box?

I've usually got many sessions open at once - is there any way I can do this to remind myself I'm on a remote box?

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Not that I'm aware of ... what I do is the following:
(doing all this in X that is)...

rxvt -cr green -title "MarvinSSH" -sl 6000 +ls -e ssh

The bold bit gives a green cursor .. :)

Old 12-16-2004, 03:56 PM   #3
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Usually this is done by altering your prompt.

You could change the machines profile to do a tput setaf 1 (or 2 or 3 or 4 etc) to change the foreground color, but it won't last across execution of certain commands (e.g. a color ls will probably reset things back to some default color).


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