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Old 01-03-2004, 01:23 PM   #1
Mikessu
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I have installed and tested a lot of different distros but now my bash setting are incorrect. When I start Konsole, I see text: "bash-2.05b$"

When I su root I see text: "[root@localhost /]#"

How can I set (or reset) settings of my normal user account to look same like root.
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:31 PM   #2
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right click on the konsole shortcut, add --ls to the konsole command
Code:
konsole --ls
this way /etc/profile gets sourced
 
Old 01-03-2004, 03:41 PM   #3
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This didnt help
 
Old 01-03-2004, 04:50 PM   #4
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Google for "bashprompt" and you'll find a wealth of information about making the prompt exactly how you want it
 
Old 01-03-2004, 06:04 PM   #5
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If you just want the standard "user@host current working directory$" prompt either add this to either ~/.bash_profile or /etc/profile(system wide)
Code:
export PS1='[\u@\h \W]\$ '
note that you still need to invoke konsole with --ls in order for these files to get sourced.
 
  


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