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Old 10-12-2007
How to display hostname in command prompt

Anyone know


How to configure solaris 8 to display hostname in command prompt , everytime when you open a terminal screen .
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Old 10-12-2007
cat ~/.profile
echo $PS1
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Old 10-12-2007
Bug

Hi,
this is for the bash.

cd ~username # This change the current dir to the home directory of the user.

vi .profile # Open the .profile file inside the vi

export PS1="\u@\h:[\w] $ " # insert this line and !

u=user
h=host
w=current DIR

This is the promt:
user@hostname[current path]

regards
joerg
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Old 10-12-2007
It depends entiely on the shell you are using, joerg has given a bash example but if you are not using bash you will need to use the method appropriate to the shell you are using.

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