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Old 11-13-2004, 01:02 PM   #1
vito_huang
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change color


does anybody know how to change the color in the bash(not in x-windows), i mean change the background and the color of the font.and how can i change this:
[root@localhost]$
to something custome like [youname]$
thanks
 
Old 11-13-2004, 01:21 PM   #2
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You need to change the PS1 value of your shell which can include colour escape codes - ie this is mine:
rossy - trigger - Sat Nov 13 19:18:44
~> echo $PS1
\[\033[0;31m\]\u - \h - \d \t\n\w> \[\033[0m\]
 
  


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