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Old 04-07-2010, 03:31 AM   #1
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Question how to modify appearance for terminal in Ubuntu 9.10


i want to change appearance for terminal in genome in ubuntu 9.10 permanently..like i want to add this line in white space each time when the terminal get started..

**********************************************************
Welcome to you
**********************************************************
how can i do this permanently
 
Old 04-07-2010, 03:43 AM   #2
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you'll need to make the change in your ~/.bashrc file.

look for it in /home/YourUserName/

and then echo the message, for instance:
echo **********************************************************
echo Welcome to you
echo **********************************************************

Good luck
 
Old 04-07-2010, 06:25 AM   #3
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i opened with vi .bashrc from /home/myusername/ the did the thing...but did not notice any change..kindly help me in details
 
Old 04-08-2010, 06:49 AM   #4
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hi,

open .bashrc from your home directory.

Type in the welcome message you want. If you are using wildcards in the message you'll have to precede the wildcard with a '\'(without the quotes).

For instance if you want to print the following message on the top of the prompt each time you open a terminal window.
Code:
**********************************************************
Welcome to you
**********************************************************
Open .bashrc file in your favorite editor and type in
Code:
echo \**********************************************************
echo Welcome to you
echo \**********************************************************
Then open a new terminal window to see your welcome message being displayed.

Good luck.

Last edited by austinium; 04-08-2010 at 06:53 AM.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 04:36 AM   #5
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thanks a lot ..it did wokd
 
Old 04-12-2010, 04:33 AM   #6
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hi austinium....how can i change font color in terminal...just like this

*********************************************************
Welcome to you
*********************************************************
 
  


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