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Old 05-22-2006, 03:09 AM   #1
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Eterm name color

I read the Eterm man page and changed my text color, but I can't seem to change the color of my name and my current directory that are always displayed.
Old 05-22-2006, 05:06 AM   #2
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You are referring to your prompt, I suppose.

It is governed by the PS1 (and PS2) environment variables. Check out your shell's man page for details.
Or take a look at
for a Bash example.


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