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How to change prompt to hide user and project in Google Cloud Shell

In Google Cloud Shell  I have:

[email protected]:~ (project-name-12345)$

it takes up too much space, how to make it only




Mícheál Ó Laoghaire

Looks for the PS1 variable, in my environment the .bashrc file sources the fille /google/devshell/, in there is the PS1 environmental variable. You can cat this file and them customise the PS1 variable but adding it to the end of your ~/.bashrc file. This worked in my environment to remove the user component.

Mícheál Ó Laoghaire

add this to the end of your ~/.bashrc file to give you the dollar $ prompt, you can always comment it out and source your ~/.bashrc file again if it cause you problems: export PS1=’$ ‘

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Hey Rafal,

Play with that exporting the PS1, like below:

[email protected]:~ (service-exploration-labs-20430)$ export PS1='[[email protected] W]/pre>  
[pimball[email protected] ~]$

Also, you can follow this to have yet more fun:


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