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RE: I currently have terminals open on X machines

by clemburg (Curate)
on Nov 14, 2000 at 15:31 UTC ( #41556=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to I currently have terminals open on X machines

Just remember to have the background color be different in each of those manifold windows, so you will be tempted to hesitate before doing rm -rf important/ on the production system.

Christian Lemburg
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RE: RE: I currently have terminals open on X machines
by arturo (Vicar) on Nov 14, 2000 at 19:57 UTC
    Or repeated failures to su ...

    Not that I have ever done that. Oh, that's a damned lie. I've done it, and even when I've made the windows different colours. Remind me to pay attention some day.

    Philosophy can be made out of anything. Or less -- Jerry A. Fodor

      We came up with a fun way around that (it still involves paying attention, but not as much). Put the host name in your prompt (root:<catnip> for instance. With yellow pages this becomes really easy.

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