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Old 08-23-2005, 06:10 PM   #1
Radical_Dreamer
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Change terminal display.


Hello, I'm just trying to figure out how to get my terminal to display this:
rad@Rad rad $
Instead of this:
bash-2.05b$

I'm using a terminal called tilda, its a dropdown terminal and I would like it to display my rad@Rad rad $, I can do this by opening an Eterm and typing tilda & but if I close that Eterm, it also closes tilda.

My goal is to have tilda start up when Xserver does and not have a bash-2.05$

Thanks in advance,

--Rad
 
Old 08-23-2005, 06:19 PM   #2
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It's just a question of whether your shell is a login-shell
or not, or alternatively, what your ~/.bashrc looks like.

If ~/.bashrc doesn't exist or is empty try adding a
source /etc/profile
and see what happens.


Cheers,
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Old 08-23-2005, 06:34 PM   #3
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Thanks much, works like a charm, I'm using Gentoo though so it was a .bash_profile.
 
  


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