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Re: Change PS1 when running as administrator
- From: Frank Fesevur <ffes at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:04:53 +0200
- Subject: Re: Change PS1 when running as administrator
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2014-06-16 21:06 GMT+02:00 Achim Gratz:
> Frank Fesevur writes:
>> When I run as administrator I change my PS1 from "$" to "#" with these
>> line in ~/.bashrc.
>> if id -Gn | grep -i Administrators > /dev/null
> If anything I'd check for membership in group 544. "Administrators"
> surely is one of these strings that gets localized depending on the
> phase of the moon or something. I can't look right now, but I'm pretty
> sure it says "Administratoren" in a german Windows version.
On all my Dutch Windows all group names are localized apart from
But I agree checking the numeric value is better.
>> If more people like this idea, maybe it could included in /etc/bash.bashrc?
> I'll have to think about it, but I lean toward putting it into profile.d
Thanks for considering.
The other PS1 setting (user@host dir) is also in bash.bashrc. That's
why I suggested bash.bashrc.
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