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Old 11-26-2010, 04:31 AM
Vnpenguin
 
Default Terminal - name too long

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 23:02, Johan Scheepers <johansche@telkomsa.net> wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 11/25/10 12:36 PM, Johan Scheepers wrote:
>>> Good day,
>>>
>>>> [johan@unknown2a6800000000 ~]$
>>> How/where could I make the above a lot shorter please.
>>
>> A) choose a shorter hostname
>>
>> B) change your default prompt via an export PS1=.... * in $HOME/.bashrc
>>
>>
>> see
>> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO/bash-prompt-escape-sequences.html for
>> the PS1 options...
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> gedit .bashrc
>
> # User specific aliases and functions
>
> PS1="[johan@W] $> "
>
> [johan@~] $> cd /bin
> [johan@bin] $>
> [johan@bin] $> su root
> Password:
> [root@unknown2a6800000000 bin]#
>
> Now only need to fix superuser.
> Kindly where/how please

* man hostname
* vim /etc/sysconfig/network
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Old 11-26-2010, 04:55 AM
Chris Geldenhuis
 
Default Terminal - name too long

Vnpenguin wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 23:02, Johan Scheepers <johansche@telkomsa.net> wrote:
>
>> John R Pierce wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/25/10 12:36 PM, Johan Scheepers wrote:
>>>
>>>> Good day,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> [johan@unknown2a6800000000 ~]$
>>>>>
>>>> How/where could I make the above a lot shorter please.
>>>>
>>> A) choose a shorter hostname
>>>
>>> B) change your default prompt via an export PS1=.... in $HOME/.bashrc
>>>
>>>
>>> see
>>> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO/bash-prompt-escape-sequences.html for
>>> the PS1 options...
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> CentOS mailing list
>>> CentOS@centos.org
>>> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
>>>
>>>
>> gedit .bashrc
>>
>> # User specific aliases and functions
>>
>> PS1="[johan@W] $> "
>>
>> [johan@~] $> cd /bin
>> [johan@bin] $>
>> [johan@bin] $> su root
>> Password:
>> [root@unknown2a6800000000 bin]#
>>
>> Now only need to fix superuser.
>> Kindly where/how please
>>
>
> * man hostname
> * vim /etc/sysconfig/network
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>
Hi Johan,

Follow exactly the same procedure that you did with your own login. Edit
.basrc in /root and change the PS1 setting there. You have to be root to
be able to do this.

ChrisG
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Old 11-26-2010, 05:27 AM
Johan Scheepers
 
Default Terminal - name too long

Chris Geldenhuis wrote:
> Vnpenguin wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 23:02, Johan Scheepers <johansche@telkomsa.net> wrote:
>>
>>> John R Pierce wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 11/25/10 12:36 PM, Johan Scheepers wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Good day,
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> [johan@unknown2a6800000000 ~]$
>>>>>>
>>>>> How/where could I make the above a lot shorter please.
>>>>>
>>>> A) choose a shorter hostname
>>>>
>>>> B) change your default prompt via an export PS1=.... in $HOME/.bashrc
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> see
>>>> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO/bash-prompt-escape-sequences.html for
>>>> the PS1 options...
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> CentOS mailing list
>>>> CentOS@centos.org
>>>> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
>>>>
>>>>
>>> gedit .bashrc
>>>
>>> # User specific aliases and functions
>>>
>>> PS1="[johan@W] $> "
>>>
>>> [johan@~] $> cd /bin
>>> [johan@bin] $>
>>> [johan@bin] $> su root
>>> Password:
>>> [root@unknown2a6800000000 bin]#
>>>
>>> Now only need to fix superuser.
>>> Kindly where/how please
>>>
>> * man hostname
>> * vim /etc/sysconfig/network
>> _______________________________________________
>> CentOS mailing list
>> CentOS@centos.org
>> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
>>
> Hi Johan,
>
> Follow exactly the same procedure that you did with your own login. Edit
> .basrc in /root and change the PS1 setting there. You have to be root to
> be able to do this.
>
> ChrisG
> _______________________________________________
> CentOS mailing list
> CentOS@centos.org
> http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos
>
Thanks Chris,

That is what I was looking for.
Regards
Johan
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