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Old 06-16-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
coopns
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Can I change the console command line?


Is it possible to change the[coop@x1-6-00-a0-cc-5f-d9-d3 coop]$

x1-6-00-a0-cc-5f-d9-d3

Not a big deal, just something to frig with.

Also, what does .qt stand for?

Thanks.
 
Old 06-16-2004, 07:13 PM   #2
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The stuff that you're talking about there is set by the environment variable PS1 http://ieee.uow.edu.au/documents/Uni...de/node26.html
Put something like this in ~/.bashrc or /etc/profile

export PS1='\u:\w\$ '
 
Old 06-16-2004, 07:17 PM   #3
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Here is a link to a bash prompt howto. The variable you want to change is $PS1.
You might also want to change your hostname to something a little shorter, and wordlike.

http://www.linux.org/docs/ldp/howto/...OWTO/c141.html
 
Old 06-16-2004, 07:20 PM   #4
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That's not your hostname. It is the mac address of your ethernet card. You need to do something like:
# echo "yourhostname" >> /etc/rc.local

I had this problem in the past and that was the only solution I could find.

JL
 
  


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