|Feb 19, 2013, 08:18 PM||#1|
Strange Terminal Prefix in bash
After using terminal for the installation of MySQL and a local Joomla development environment (hopefully unrelated) I am now getting a very odd prefix to my terminal prompt. Instead of getting
Any ideas of what is going on here?
|Feb 20, 2013, 12:21 AM||#2|
Because that's the name of the machine. Probably given to it by a DHCP server. You can verify that by using the 'hostname' command in terminal. What name does that command return?
|Feb 20, 2013, 12:07 PM||#3|
hostname returns 'unknown406c8f4592cf', the funny string in terminal. Hmmm.
Not sure why DHCP would use that name as there is a perfectly good name in Preferences/Sharing. Also, there doesn't appear to be any Terminal preference that would affect this.
Guess I'm confused.
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