Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 05-05-2003, 06:33 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Norway
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Change cli login prompt?


Is it possible to change the Slackware 9.0 cli login prompt from 'hostname:' to 'login:' ?
I've modified /etc/issue /etc/ and /etc/motd to suit my needs, but I would also like to remove the hostname from the cli login prompt.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
Old 05-06-2003, 07:42 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2002
Location: Curitiba - Brazil
Distribution: Conectiva
Posts: 334

Rep: Reputation: 30

That's work of the getty that you are using in /etc/inittab, probably doesn't have a rc file for this but maybe you can change it including some options in the inittab ...


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
change Telnet login prompt Joshsawyer77 Linux - Newbie 4 07-01-2006 04:50 AM
can only change network with GUI, not CLI learnfast Linux - Newbie 2 05-03-2005 06:30 AM
How do I change my monitor via cli? TheBelush Linux - Newbie 2 03-29-2005 11:07 PM
how to change login prompt ChronusDark Linux - General 2 03-03-2005 01:34 AM
Change Boot to CLI Prompt dipper17 Linux - Software 2 10-11-2003 05:12 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:24 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration