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Old 06-18-2013, 10:59 AM   #1
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What is -bash-4.1$ ?


When I login I see this:

-bash-4.1$

usually is is username@server$

I was moving my home directory and deleted it but I remade it with mkdir however there were probably some hidden files I deleted inside the folder?

How can I solve this and related issues I may see?
 
Old 06-18-2013, 11:05 AM   #2
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Correct. You lost your .bash_profile and .bashrc files.

If you'd like to mess around with re-creating it, there are plenty of references out there.

Here are some bash prompts: http://www.maketecheasier.com/8-usef...pts/2009/09/04

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:22 AM   #3
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Any idea how I would re-create them?
 
Old 06-18-2013, 11:29 AM   #4
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what have you tried? or what guides have you tried?
 
Old 06-18-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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Take a look at /etc/skel usually the files you need are held in this file location.

Code:
/etc/skel $ ls -alh
total 20K
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4.0K Mar 13 12:09 .
drwxr-xr-x 99 root root 4.0K Jun 11 20:46 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  220 Jan 11 00:34 .bash_logout
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 3.2K Feb  8 20:24 .bashrc
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  675 Jan 11 00:34 .profile
Make sure that you copy these files and do not move them.

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Old 06-18-2013, 03:42 PM   #6
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If this is the ancient RHEL 4.1
then it will not support any of the new CPU's
rhel4 is eight (8) years old .
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grahamb314 View Post
When I login I see this:

-bash-4.1$

usually is is username@server$

I was moving my home directory and deleted it but I remade it with mkdir however there were probably some hidden files I deleted inside the folder?

How can I solve this and related issues I may see?
Create a folder in /home directory for user. here i take an example of user Harry

As superuser do:

1.Create a folder for user harry
Code:
# mkdir -p /home/Harry
2.create .bashrc_profile and .bashrc files in /home/Harry
Code:
# cat .bash_profile
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
	. ~/.bashrc
fi
PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin
export PATH
Code:
# cat .bashrc
if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then
	. /etc/bashrc
fi
3. Set owner and group of directory
Code:
# chown -R harry:harry /home/Harry
4.Assign newly created directory to Harry
Code:
# usermod -m -d /home/Harry harry
You are done.
 
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