Re: newbie PS1 config question

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Am So, den 25.01.2004 schrieb Ko Pu um 18:41:
> PS1 question:
> How can I change the PS to display the current directory? According to 
> documentation, the \w should show the current directory, but when I used it, 
> it showed ~, what I'm looking for is to display info similar to pwd.

~ means home directory. If you want to have pwd output so just use it.
Read for detailed instructions the bash prompt howto:

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO/

> prompt question:
> I'm using dsl modem, so the ip address is dynamic, and the prompt showed the 
> ip address, how can I change it to my computer name? I added it to my 
> /etc/host but I still got the ip address. This is what I have in my prompt.
> [[email protected] Linux]$

Edit /etc/sysconfig/network -> HOSTNAME

> Thanks in advance for your comment/suggestion
> 
> Ko Fei Pu
> mailto:[email protected]

Alexander


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