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Re: letters of the path have returned in numbers? Any idea why?

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Aldi Kraja wrote:

> Hi,
> Before I was working only with Xfree86 and it was responding fine at
> least on the windows open. Now that I added some more packages such as
> rxvt etc., my paths in the directories when I startx are becoming
> nonsense: here is an example : \033[32m\]\u@ and more numbers. Does
> anybody has a suggestion how to revert this process in original letters
> of the path?
> TIA, Aldi

rxvt by default starts with /bin/sh as the shell, which doesn't understand
color sequences in the prompt.  Try "rxvt -e bash".
P.S.  This was non-XFree86-specific.  If you have further questions about
XFree86, please use the cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com list.
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