Some time ago I've googled nice screenshot of Mac terminal

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How it can be possible? Special terminal application or special settings of ls?

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    That looks like a Linux terminal window that just happens to be running on Apple hardware. This is likely not possible with the built-in OS X Terminal application. – NReilingh Dec 23 '13 at 1:51

This appears to be a terminal emulator running on a Linux machine sshd into an OS X box. E.g.: terminology


This is not possible with the native Terminal app on Apple OS X.

Your screenshot looks like it is from an Ubuntu box running gnome-terminal.


It's ubuntu, not Mac OS. Didn't you see the terminal background color? It's default terminal background color of ubuntu.

He just changed the hostname by command hostname dennis-MacBookPro.

Nice prank!

  • Not necessarily. You could still be logged into an OS X machine via SSH. – slhck Dec 23 '13 at 16:45

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