Username and Computer Name

René Berber
Mon May 14 23:00:00 GMT 2012

On 5/14/2012 4:19 PM, 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 not true, whoever told you that is either joking or making fun at 
your expense.

> Could someone please explain how to hide or setup cygwin properly to not
> show this?

You can change it any way you want, its part of the shell prompt, 
controlled by environment variable PS1 (and PROMPT_COMMAND for the 
window title).
René Berber

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