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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I use the .bashrc file from this thread.
Direct link to the archive containing the ultimate bashrc
I am trying to use autojump, but it will not autoload the directories to the autojump list as the custom prompt is not compatible.
Here is the thread on the issue from other users.
apt -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: genehunter
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have facing problem with linux shell prompt .Am expecting my Bash prompt to be like below
but its showing like
~]$ ot@Servername and while typing the commands the prompt looks like below:
~]$ echo $PS1
~]$ ot@ServernameChecked the .bash_profile and also changed... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: kapil514
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I remember there was a gnome only command that we could insert in a bash script to mount a Linux disk that would pop up a little window to grab a password.
I know there are bash commands to read a string but they are not GUIs and they echo the characters typed. This gnome command popped up a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: siegfried
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a custom prompt in Bash. However, I would like to further customise it so that it shows me the date and time. However, I would like this new addition to appear on the right side of the terminal window.
The idea behind this is to "visually balance" some data on the right as most of... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vnayak
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a script the simplifies the execution of a program:
After starting the program (sh ~/.mfix/model/make_mfix) I am prompted four times for options:
Do you need SMP version? (y/n)
Do you need DMP version? (y/n)
Do you need debug version? (y/n)
Force re-compilation of... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lanew
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is an instance of "if it's not one thing, it's another."
I recently fell victim to my own stupidity in trashing, by accident, my long-running and very highly-customized .bash_profile and .bashrc files for Cygwin & Cygwin/X. I had backups from a previous "go" with this, and decided to use... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: SilversleevesX
7. OS X (Apple)
I'm using a custom prompt with PS1 in my .profile. It is
PS1="\\u@\e\:\W\ \\$\ \"
and it works well, as you can see,
but, when i type more than the width of the window, it... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: killer54291
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Does anyone know any way of making bash prompt extended with conditional content?
export PS1="] && echo '#' || echo '\$'" # This won't work - prompt is not executed
# export PS1="\$" # This is an existing but also working equivalent
I would like to use more complex... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: adderek
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
It looks like,
I added following line in .bashrc, but still its same.
export PS1=" $ "
Please help me :confused: (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: admax
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
in csh I was using:
set prompt=""$HOSTNAME".tk.\!> "
to customize the look of my prompt. I have seen the light after reading the perils of csh scripting and wish to switch to bash. How do I customize my bash prompt??? I've tried many variation of the above w/no success, and searching this... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: yankee428