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    Bash messages edit


    Hi! This is actually a stupid and useless question, but may help me understanding where things are, how do they work and having an even more customized system too.

    I was wondering if I could change the way the terminal communicates to me, editing the automated messages it prints in determined circumstances (e.g. the "Sorry, try again." when I mistype the root password, or the "do you wish to continue" when I am trying to install something) with custom one. Is there a file with all those strings echoed? Which one is it?

    I made some researches, but didn't find anything. Is it because nobody ever raised the problem as it's a rather demented one?

    Thanks to anyone which can/wishes to help!
    Last edited by HisDudeness; 10-15-2012 at 05:10 PM. Reason: repetition

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    BASH is answering you. The best you can do is download the BASH source code and dig into the text files. That's what open source is ment to.

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