i'm new to ubuntu .presently i'm using ubuntu 12.04 version.I want to know how to change terminal's displaying text. currently my terminal displaying the text..
how can i change it with narasimha@reddy:-$
All you really have to do is edit a system variable,
You would have to edit the
Read here for a more in depth solution: http://www.linuxselfhelp.com/howtos/Bash-Prompt/Bash-Prompt-HOWTO-2.html
You can either manually enter it this way, or follow what @Requist answered and use the
Narashima is the hostname of the machine, you can alter is by issuing the command:
If you open a new shell it will read narasimha@reddy:-$
It can be not possible, but there are 2 ways, don't know.
Case 1 (easier)
Make a new account "reddy" and look up the terminal. See if it works.
Well, you might need a reinstall. When you install, in the username type reddy, and when you finally install the OS, make an account named "narasimha".
Case 2 is probably going to work, but I have no idea. Try the Case 1 first.