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Re: New Install

On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 09:28:14AM -0600, ktb wrote:
> If your prompt is a "$" you are not logged in as root.  This is the regular user

Not necessarily true.

[8:46pm] hamish@silly:~> su -
/local/home/root$ logout
[8:46pm] hamish@silly:~> 

My prompt is set in ~root/.profile to
PS1="\w\$ "

>From the bash manual page:

              \$     if  the effective UID is 0, a #, otherwise a

Goodness knows why this doesn't work.


Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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