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Re: Username and Computer Name
On 2012-05-14 21:19Z, email@example.com wrote:
> I am installing cygwin on a new computer and I was told that the green
> "username@computername ' " is supposed to be hidden, and that I
> somehow installed Cygwin improperly.
That's a normal part of the default bash prompt. (Perhaps your
employer would prefer that you remove it?)
> Could someone please explain how to hide or setup cygwin properly to
> not show this?
Run 'man bash' and look for PS1. Remove the '\u@\h' part. To make
the change permanent, set your own PS1 in '~/.bash_profile'. This
isn't cygwin specific, so you can google for more details.
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