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How to edit displayed bash name [duplicate]

I've done some googling, and looking around this stack overflow, but this one seems to elude me. How might I reduce/edit the displayed bash name on the terminal prompt? I.E. This: ...
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“Turn screen off when inactive”-setting from terminal [duplicate]

I want to turn the "Turn screen off when inactive for x minutes" setting (in the brightness settings) to "never" from the terminal, but I couldn't find the right command. This will be used in a ...
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1answer
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What is the Name of System Settings for terminal [duplicate]

What can I type to launch system settings from the terminal
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2answers
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`Compiz` profile settings export and import using command line

How can i export and import Compiz current profile settings using Command line. I'm using ubuntu 12.10. Or can i get a script for doing export and import.
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Keyboard settings not taking effect

I was having the annoying problem that pressing f10 on a terminal brought up the mouse menu. So, I searched for a solution here, which led me to this, How do I deactivate F1 and F10 keybindings? ...
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What text do I have to put in mc's File Find text field “Content:”?

Midnight Commander 3.4.8.1 > File Find. What text do I have to put in the »Content:« text field and in the other fields? I tried several settings in the other fields but mc always returned no result. ...
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How can I learn the command which will start an application in Unity's 'System Settings' from the command line?

How can I discover the command-line name (i.e. actual location) of one of Unity's System Settings applications? For example, "User Accounts", "Backup", "Appearance", and so forth? I wish to know this ...
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1answer
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Changed bottom bar in gnome to left, now both bars are gone. Can I use terminal to fix this?

I don't even know if gnome just crashed or went hidden or what.
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Where are shell/terminal settings stored?

i updated my ubuntu but it crashed during installation and i was not able to recover it (my hard drive crashed). i changed my hard drive and re-install ubuntu i saved all my important docs (bookmark, ...
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2answers
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How to specifiy prompt location in terminal?

I am using GNOME 3.2 and my problem is that while working on terminal my prompt is usually at the bottom of screen. As GNOME notifications keep popping up on new mail, chat or song change, it becomes ...
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How do you start-up in the login screen with Num Lock on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable numlock at boot time for login screen? I use numbers in my password and would therefore like to start Ubuntu with Num-Lock enabled. This would also be ...