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How to change the prompt in AIX?

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That's basically it...

Right now, my prompt shows:

username@servername:/home/myuser/subpath>

So how would I be able to change it to:

YoureALoser>

-- Bubba
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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:
PS1=YourALoser>
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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