November 29, 2000

Shell prompt customization

Author: JT Smith

There are many reasons to customize your shell prompt. In the prompt you can have all sort of information about your system and what you are doing in the shell. You can display information such as the machine you are working on, the current directory, how many users there are in the system, date, time, etc. You can also add ANSI color to the display making it easier to read for some people. The posibilities are limitless...

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