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Old 11-12-2003
PS1 problem

can anyone tell me how to change the $ prompt by calling a variable.

Say for example i called a var 'enable' I and would like the $ prompt to change to a phrase like 'my prompt' any help would be great
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Old 11-12-2003
You could use something like: enable="hello"; PS1=$enable# ; export PS1

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