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Old 08-16-2013, 09:28 AM   #1
boby.kumar
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login prompt changed


Hi Friends
Login prompt changed as logged by user in linux machine.

login as: abc123
abc123@10.20.30.X's password:
Last login: Wed Aug 14 14:30:15 2013 from 10.20.30.y
-bash-4.1$
-bash-4.1$

It was earlier as:[abc123@hostname]#

now it is -bash-4.1$

Any idea why its happened and what is root cause of this issue ?
 
Old 08-16-2013, 09:55 AM   #2
climaxnix
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hi,

please take a look at:

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO/x157.html

and the next two pages in that document.

So may be the profile had been modified.
 
Old 08-16-2013, 09:57 AM   #3
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It's user's default login prompt. Perhaps you've (or user) changed some shell initialization file (.bashrc or .profile etc) where earlier prompt was set. Well, you can set it again as:
Add following line at the end of user's .bashrc or .profile file:
Code:
export PS1="[\u\@\H\]# "
OR
export PS1="[$(whoami)\@$(hostname)]\# "
And then source the file:
Code:
~$ source .bashrc 
OR
~$ source .profile
 
Old 08-16-2013, 10:33 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by boby.kumar View Post
Hi Friends
Login prompt changed as logged by user in linux machine.

login as: abc123
abc123@10.20.30.X's password:
Last login: Wed Aug 14 14:30:15 2013 from 10.20.30.y
-bash-4.1$
-bash-4.1$

It was earlier as:[abc123@hostname]#

now it is -bash-4.1$

Any idea why its happened and what is root cause of this issue ?
Yes, and it was answered in your other thread, too.
 
  


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