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What is mean by prompts in unix ?

Posted on 2008-06-09
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What is this prompts in unix..

i heard about ps1,ps2,ps3,ps4 ...

what is the use of that ? where it is used? how it is used ?
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prompts is something that 'prompts' the user.
see: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-linux-unix-bash-shell-setup-prompt.html
for instance, windows command prompt shows
c:\>
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