Originally Posted by chrism01
is the system prompt, telling you that you are using bash v3.0 and you are logged in as root ('#').
A normal user would have '$' at the end of the prompt string.
You are already in a shell.
FYI, RHEL 4.x is going out of support as of Feb 29 this year (2012) so I recommend you get 5.x or (better) 6.x from Centos.
Don't you think after a fresh installation in CentOS the shell should look something like
Even though it is a bash shell, I don't feel the OS is properly installed and the answer which OP was looking for doesnot matches your answer, I would say it is rather incomplete.
Originally Posted by ayush1440
Thanks for your quick reply .
When I login root by terminal or ssh I get that this -
I can execute all commands and when I execute
I get proper shell like
I think now its clear.
If you are not able to login directly to GUI then change the default run level
# Run xdm in runlevel 5
and if you are not getting a /bin/bash shell by default then try this command