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Old 03-19-2010, 03:17 AM   #1
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Question How to get away from the # prompt and to the $ ptompt (yes new to Linux)


Hello,
I'm logging on my server via PuTTY but I'm getting the bash # prompt and I can't call the few commands I know i.e.: lynx

How do I get the more familiar $ prompt?

Thank you
 
Old 03-19-2010, 03:19 AM   #2
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When you are logging in as root, you'll get the # prompt.
Normal users will get $ prompt.
 
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Old 03-19-2010, 03:30 AM   #3
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Oh, OK thank you.

So how do I use the lynx command without getting

-bash: lynx: command not found

??
 
Old 03-19-2010, 03:33 AM   #4
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Oh, OK thank you.

So how do I use the lynx command without getting

-bash: lynx: command not found

??
The package that provides lynx is not installed in your system thats why its giving this error, Install lynx on the system to run that command.

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Old 03-19-2010, 04:00 AM   #5
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I actually found that w3m is installed and used that in stead.

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