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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:52 am    Post subject: export command Reply with quote

what does this do;

export PS1="(chroot) $PS1"?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

PS1 is the variable that stores what to display at your prompt
so depending on what your PS1 is initially before running this, you will get different result.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

basically it puts the (chroot) string in front of your prompt.
this helps you to remember that you are in a chrooted environment.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Installing Gentoo to Duplicate Threads.
See https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-443296-highlight-export+ps1+chroot+ps1.html

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