Some dumb questions born of frustration

Phil Rigby philrigby62 at
Wed Oct 26 22:49:33 UTC 2016

Put your assignment of a value to the PS1 variable in the .bashrc file in
your home directory along with any other setup you want for your bash shell.

-----Original Message-----
From: blinux-list-bounces at [mailto:blinux-list-bounces at]
On Behalf Of Jeffery Mewtamer
Sent: 26 October 2016 23:44
To: Linux for blind general discussion
Subject: Re: Some dumb questions born of frustration

I too would like to know how to change the default prompt, but just in case
you weren't aware, typing PS1=$ will do what you want, though it will only
last for the current terminal session.


Jeffery Wright
President Emeritus, Nu Nu Chapter, Phi Theta Kappa.
Former Secretary, Student Government Association, College of the Albemarle.

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