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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0006111Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2020-02-24 11:09
Reporterblindhacker Assigned Todaniruiz  
Status closedResolutionno change required 
Product Version2020.1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006111: Kali Terminal Defaults to "incognito mode" when root is incognito and user is not.
DescriptionUser terminal defaults to user selected however when elevating terminal using sudo or su it defaults to the windows incognitom if that is the state you left the root user in.
Steps To ReproduceLogin to Kali as root
Change to incognito mode
Log out login as user
then su - or sudo bash and the shell is in the windows incognito mode.



2020-02-24 11:08

developer   ~0012332

If you login in a terminal as root you'll be using the settings for that user, so if you had enabled the undercover mode you'll see the MS-DOS like prompt.
Just login as root and disable undercover mode or edit /root/.bashrc and remove `: undercover && export PS1='C:${PWD//\//\\\}> '`

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-02-19 02:26 blindhacker New Issue
2020-02-24 11:08 daniruiz Note Added: 0012332
2020-02-24 11:09 daniruiz Assigned To => daniruiz
2020-02-24 11:09 daniruiz Status new => closed
2020-02-24 11:09 daniruiz Resolution open => no change required