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Customize the BASH Prompt

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Posted: 21 Jun 2005

Interested in learning a bit more about customizing your BASH prompt? This article will show you exactly that.


"The prompt that greets most users that open a Linux shell is static and unyielding; yet, there are small adjustments that can make your Linux shell bend to the will of your force. Today, I'll be going over some simple and fun ways to alter your .bashrc file, which is where your BASH 'profile' is kept and read each time you login. Changes to this file can make your Linux shell a little bit friendly and less frightening."

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