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I recently installed windows 7 on a partition using bootcamp and all went well. Now i am trying to use terminal on my original mac partition on OSX but the command line comes up as:

myusername-Win7:~ username$

i am having trouble connecting to an ssh tunnel for lowering for WoW, could this be my problem as it looks like its using windows 7?

  • If you run id -un you will get the username of the current logged in user for terminal. You can change who you are logged in with login command. – Kassym Dorsel Nov 4 '11 at 15:26
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    It might also be that your hostname got changed. Can you run hostname at the shell prompt (and also have a look at the system name in Preferences)? – nohillside Nov 4 '11 at 18:11
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Look's like somehow your computer has had it's name changed.

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Changing your Mac’s computer name:

  1. Launch System Preferences
  2. Click the Sharing icon
  3. Type in what you want your Mac’s new computer name to be
  4. Close System Preferences

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