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Old 01-14-2011, 07:29 PM   #1
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terminal problem


hello guys i am running slackware and i cant set my terminal to regular shell. when i open up a terminal i see something like bash4.1 instead of hostname and nickname how can i change this. i use more than one terminal so id liek to make this change for all terminals
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Old 01-14-2011, 07:37 PM   #2
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Execute in command line:
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PS1="[\u@\h:\w ] $ "
or insert it into your bashrc file.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 08:14 PM   #3
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ok i did that and now i think its set the right way but now when i open a new tab in konsole it takes me to the bash4.1 thing. how can i change that

edit: i have looked around and i cant find the bashrc file

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Old 01-14-2011, 08:20 PM   #4
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Your .bashrc file should be in your home directory (for me it's in /home/sycamorex).
Note that it's a hidden file (the dot at the beginning of the name)

Just type:

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nano ~/.bashrc
and add the suggested line. I don't know which distro you're using but you might as well try adding:

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. /etc/profile
instead.
 
Old 01-14-2011, 08:24 PM   #5
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on first post i sayd the distro i use
 
Old 01-14-2011, 08:33 PM   #6
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on first post i sayd the distro i use
LOL. I'm blind. You can include ". /etc/profile" in your .bashrc as it'll load other variables as well.
 
  


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