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I need a simple bookmark just to cd to a folder. I add a bookmark, select login shell and my desired directory. When I use that bookmark my status gets changed from host:folder user$ to bash-3.2$ which is annoying. Why does this happen?

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iTerm2 is a alpha release so I would ask on their forums or bug tracker – Mark Jan 22 '11 at 14:46
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Two possible solutions:

  1. Set your bookmark's command to:

    login -fpl USERNAME /bin/bash --login

(replace USERNAME with your username)

  1. Put this in your ~/.bashrc:

    source /etc/profile

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Great! Thank you! – Mirko Jan 24 '11 at 11:59
    
This is what I've put in my ~/.bashrc: source /etc/profile; source ~/.profile – Mirko Jan 24 '11 at 12:06

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