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When you open a console terminal and you get bored with your default prompt, you can change.

$ _

That is the default prompt.

$ is a prompt shell

_ is a cursor

# is a prompt shell for super user or root

Change Prompt

The command is: PS1=”your_string”

For example, I want to make my new prompt to be “taufanlubis@myubuntu_server:~$”,

Just type:

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ PS1=”taufanlubis@myubuntu_server:~$”

My new prompt.

taufanlubis@myubuntu_server:~$

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