[mythtv-users] xterm prompt configuration

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Jul 23 21:00:07 UTC 2009

On Jul 23, 2009, at 4:53 PM, H P Ladds wrote:

>>>> I use the following in ~/.bashrc for my own boxes:
>>> I guess I'm not asking the question correctly I'm shaky on  
>>> "console,"
>>> "terminal," "xterm" terminology. I understand how to configure the
>>> prompts that result when I (crtl+alt+F1). But how do I configure the
>>> xterm that comes up when pressing alt+x using knoppMyth?
>> Um... Same way? They should be the same prompt.
> Yea, you would think, but the tty1 prompt for user mythtv is
> "mythtv at mythtv:~$." In the xterm window, the prompt is "sh-3.1$" for
> non-root users. A Fluxbox thing perhaps?

Possibly. Possibly an xterm thing too. Seems $something isn't sourcing  
in profile bits when a new shell is spawned. It behaves just like  
gnome-terminal here on my workstation, prompt looks the same. No clue  
what's up...

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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