How to change the prompt in AIX?

Posted on 2004-11-10
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
That's basically it...

Right now, my prompt shows:


So how would I be able to change it to:


-- Bubba
Question by:bganoush
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    Accepted Solution

    in your .profile (assuming you are using sh or ksh, though sometimes for ksh if you have a .kshrc that or .cshrc for csh) in your home directory add:
    save,  then either log out and log in or re-run your profile with:
    . ./.profile

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    Hey!   Are you calling me a loser??  o... nevermind...

    And thanks...

    -- Bubba

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