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Old 11-17-2003, 12:20 AM   #16
pibby
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Thanks for the help, I didnt realize that I could type anything in there, thought it had to be something like /h or /w. Thanks again
 
Old 11-17-2003, 02:19 AM   #17
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i use the default as well, but i have experimented with a few
C:$PWD>
for instance (not much of a fooler because of the slashes instead of backslashes but still kinda funny)
 
Old 11-17-2003, 06:24 AM   #18
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You're an evil person, frieza. It took me awhile to figure out and it's definitely not thoroughly tested, but it seems to work - I had a hard time going about it the wrong way. I set it pretty easily but couldn't get it to persist through 'cd' commands until I completely rethought it.

Try this Fake Working Directory in your ~/.bashrc or wherever. Very funny. *g*
Code:
PS1="C:\$(fwd)>"

function fwd () {
echo $PWD | sed 's/\//\\/g' | tr [:lower:] [:upper:]
}
 
Old 11-17-2003, 06:55 AM   #19
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bash-2.05b$
 
Old 11-18-2003, 01:52 PM   #20
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Code:
(19:51)[darkspy@Orion darkspy]$ cd Downloads/
(19:51)[darkspy@Orion Downloads]$ echo $PS1
($(date +%H:%M))[\u@\h \W]$
(19:51)[darkspy@Orion Downloads]$
 
Old 11-28-2003, 03:52 AM   #21
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this is what my bash prompt looks like:

echo $PS1

Code:
\[\033[0m\]\[\033[1;33m\]\j\[\033[0m\]\[\033[1;30m\]\t\[\033[0m\]\[\033[31m\]\u\[\033[0m\]@\[\033[1;34m\]\033[37m\]\w$\[\033[0m\]
 
Old 11-28-2003, 06:25 AM   #22
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export PS1="[\u@\h \W]$ "
for normal users

export PS1="[\u@\h \W]# "
for root

[theonekea@Ganymede theonekea]$

But I may change it, after seeing the stuff in this thread.
 
Old 11-29-2003, 12:29 AM   #23
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mine's also pretty basic:
PS1='\[\e[36;1m\]\u@\h:\[\e[34;1m\]\w \$\[\e[0m\]'
PS2=~>

i wanted to add the current directory to the title bar instead, to save space, but it messes things up when in console mode.

Last edited by synaptical; 11-29-2003 at 12:33 AM.
 
Old 11-29-2003, 07:52 AM   #24
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< /usr/local/games >
[ Sat Nov 29 13:34:11 --- fatgod @ odin ]
$ echo $PS1
\n\033[1;33m\] < \w >\n\033[1;32m\][ \d \244 \t --- \u @ \H ]\n \033[1;37m\]$


Which is virtually impossible to see on a light background... but works well enough on darkened tranparent windows. And when I 'su' the username turns red.
 
Old 11-29-2003, 07:59 AM   #25
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$
 
Old 10-17-2004, 04:05 PM   #26
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I make it easy on myself, at the top I define the colors I use.........
Code:
 # Color Variables for Prompt
GRAD1='\333\262\261\260'
GRAD2='\260\261\262\333'
YLOBRN='\[\033[01;33;43m\]'
WHTBRN='\[\033[01;37;43m\]'
REDBRN='\[\033[01;31;43m\]'
BLUBRN='\[\033[01;34;43m\]'
GRNBRN='\[\033[00;32;43m\]'
REDBLK='\[\033[00;31;40m\]'
PPLBLK='\[\033[01;35;40m\]'
WHTBLK='\[\033[01;37;40m\]'
NONE='\[\033[00m\]'
HBLK='\[\033[00;30;30m\]'
HBLU='\[\033[01;34;34m\]'

BLU='\[\033[01;34m\]'
YEL='\[\033[01;33m\]'
WHT='\[\033[01;37m\]'
PRPL='\[\033[00;35m\]'
RED='\[\033[01;31m\]'
GRN='\[\033[01;32m\]'          
GRAY='\[\033[01;30m\]'
PINK='\[\033[01;35m\]'
NORM='\[\033[01;00;0m\]'
CYAN='\[\033[01;36m\]'


export GRAD1 GRAD2 YLOBRN WHTBRN REDBRN BLUBRN GRNBRN 
REDBLK PPLBLK WHTBLK NONE HBLK HBLU BLU YEL WHT PRPL 
RED GRN GRAY PINK NORM CYAN
my user prompt is this:
Code:
PS1="$GRN\h  $RED\w $YEL\$  $NONE$NORM"
Hence:
Chessmaster ~ $

When I'm root: Chessmaster is Red and the working directory is Green

Last edited by 320mb; 10-17-2004 at 04:06 PM.
 
Old 10-17-2004, 04:35 PM   #27
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I have a fairly bland command prompt. The only thing that I really like to have is a \n at the front, which puts a blank line between the last output and the new prompt
 
Old 10-17-2004, 05:47 PM   #28
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Glad you guys resurrected this thread. I searched for it a couple of
months ago but could not find it no matter what string I entered...
 
Old 10-17-2004, 06:34 PM   #29
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Quote:
Originally posted by Chinaman
Glad you guys resurrected this thread. I searched for it a couple of
months ago but could not find it no matter what string I entered...
I found it by accident.........I was searching for some info on /etc/profile.d
and came upon it...............hopefully it won't go dead again for awhile...........
 
Old 10-17-2004, 07:11 PM   #30
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[19:11:21][will@hexbox1lnx]$

PS1="[\t][\u@\h\\$ "
 
  


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