I'm trying to change a few things in my profile for bash. I've been told that the following files affect everyone...
I've also been told that the following files are run out of each individual's home directory and that they have an affect on only that individual...
Now, I wanted to change my prompt initally, but there are other things I want to do in the future. I wasn't even able to change the prompt, though. I added the following lines to my ~/.bashrc file first...
PROMPT="[\u | "'$PWD'"] "
This didn't do the trick. Therefore, I assumed that the ~/.bashrc file was not being called. I was told that it was called from the ~/.bash_profile file via the $BASH_ENV variable. So, I added the following lines to my ~/.bash_profile file...
This still doesn't work. In fact, no changes I make to any of the bash-related files in my home directory seem to make a difference. I looked through the files in /etc that I listed above and none of them appear to actually set the $PROMPT variable. They use it in some conditionals, but never actually set it that I see.
What am I missing here? Is there another file or two that I don't know about or is the hierarchy different than I was told or what?