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Re: how to change the prompt in Linux..any Fundaes??


Charudatta Phatak typed:
> hi! i am a student in IIT Bombay..I wanted to know how can one change
> the prompt in  linux? i.e, how to change its colour & may be make it
> flashing & change what is written? i know u have to edit .bashrc or
> .bash_profile but what are the exact changes one has to make?any
> help???

You can read the bash prompt HOWTO for lots of information about this.

(path may be different depending on distro and version) :-)

Also, technical queries should be on LIH, not LIG.

Mrinal Kalakrishnan <mrinal@xxxxxxxxx> http://mrinal.dhs.org/
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