> There is an alternative uid 0 user called toor which you can use if you
> to use bash as root. OTOH hand there is a school of thought that you
> shouldn't be too comfortable as root.
My thanks to all. On all the systems in question, bash
ends up on the same partition as root, but the points are
One thing I was trying to accomplish is to have a bell in
the root prompt. In the .cshrc file is a string
set prompt="\007\!# "
I have also tried replacing the \007 with the actual
Control-G and even a \a. All produce an attempt to render a bell
but what is sent to the remote terminal is ^G1#
as in the actual ASCII characters ^ and G.
I am not sure what to do to correct this problem as I do not get
it in bash. A \a or \007 is sent literally.
The env output for root on this system shows no environmental
variables that should inhibit the beep so I am kind of stumped.
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