1. Logon as the user which you which to change the prompt. NOTE: You have to add this to your .profile file to have it survive reboot. This file is normally located /home/
2. Export a new PS1 value with the text you want: In this example I am using ‘username@machine_name promt’
$export PS1='[\u@mylinux \W ]\$’
[oracle@mylinux ~ ]$
3. This completes changing command prompt on LINUX.
Larry Catt, OCP