Solaris Advanced User's Guide

C and TC Shells

For the C and TC shells, you personalize your command prompt with the set prompt command. The following are three examples:

Type any of the previous examples to change your current command prompt. This change applies until you change your command prompt again or log out.

If you want to make your changes more permanent, add one of the previous examples (or a prompt of your own creation) to your user profile file. If you follow this procedure, the prompt you specify appears each time you log in or start a new shell.