When you log in with the standard pi user in commandline, you see like pi@hostname and after that the location path you're in. But when I create a new user and log in into that, that line disappears... How can I get that back?

  • What happens if you type bash ... What is the output of cat /etc/passwd/ |grep newuser ... the last colon separated field shows the default shell for that user. Dec 22, 2017 at 0:38

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It might be that the necessary .bashrc code is not in the new user's home directory. Check out my answer to a similar question here for a possible solution:

Why is my username in the terminal not green

Good luck!

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