Need to revert default prompt in Linux after setting PS1 command

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# 8  
Old 01-17-2014
You should have a .bash_profile or .bashrc file in your home directory...
execute it e.g. with .bash_profile:
. ./.bash_profile

# 9  
Old 01-17-2014
I tried this one:

PS1=". ./.bash_profile"

But expected result not coming.

Kindly help

Last edited by Scott; 01-17-2014 at 10:17 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 10  
Old 01-17-2014
In your home dirctory...

My command ! Nothing more!
Dont invent new ones!!!!

And check what files you have before!
# 11  
Old 01-17-2014
As I'm a beginner I really dont understand what you are about to say.

Eventhough thanks
# 12  
Old 01-17-2014
If you have a .bash_profile then you type exactly you I posted in #7 nothing more!
if its a .bashrc then replace the file name in the command line, here the command is .
# 13  
Old 01-17-2014
OP, what's the big deal? It's just a prompt! Just set it to something nice. Next time, if you're going to change it, save a copy first Smilie

Or, f you really must, log in with another session and look at it from there.
# 14  
Old 01-17-2014
To restate vbe's suggestion :

source ~/.bash_profile 
source ~/.bashrc

Depends on the file you have
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