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Unix profile, how to set it so the directory and command line are on the same line

Posted on 2011-02-25
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My command line on one Unix machine looks like this, which I like:

[/slice6/imedw/transforms/claims/flexx] [cursor is on this line].

on another box the directory is above the cursor. This gives more typing room but 1/2 the number of lines to review on screen

[/home/immedpd]
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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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Hi,

there is a linefeed in the PS1 variable.

Try to find out where it's being set and remove the linefeed character.
Check $HOME/.profile or $HOME/.bashrc or whatever initialization files you're using.

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by:Alaska Cowboy
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ok, checking now, thanks.
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by:Alaska Cowboy
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worked ! thank you.
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