10.0 set prompt for new users has problems
fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Thu Apr 24 15:38:48 UTC 2014
Alberto Mijares wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>> 10.0 host and using pw command to adduser.
>> pw adduser test -c Test-user -m -g wheel -w yes
>> original /etc/csh.cshrc and /usr/share/skel/dot.cshrc files
>> When I log into user test the prompt is a single dollar sign.
>> Issuing the ll command i see .cshrc*
>> Why does this file end with an *?
>> I can edit the as .cshrc* or .cshrc and replace the existing set prompt
>> statement with set prompt = "# %/ >" then save the file, exit and login
>> again. The prompt is still a dollar sign.
>> If I issue set prompt = "# %/ >" command from the test user command line
>> the prompt still doe's not change.
>> I can edit the /usr/share/skel/dot.cshrc replacing the existing set prompt
>> with the new one, deluser test, adduser test, and still get dollar sign for
>> the prompt even though I see the wanted prompt statement in user test home
>> directory .cshrc* file.
>> Another problem is the alias commands la and lf don't work but the ll alias
>> does work.
> Hi Fbsd8,
> Last night I experienced a similar issue. As root I added the user jon
> to the dialer group
> pw groupmod dialer -m jon
> In a previously opened shell, with user jon, I found no way to update
> this change. I tried executing sh, bash, csh with no success. However,
> the change was made. How do you tell the current shell to re-read the
> Looks like your issue, don't you think?
> Alberto Mijares
I would think you have to exit jon session and login again for the new
group setting to take affect.
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