A fun quick customization

tired of a terminal session that looks like

user@computer>

pretty boring right? So just a little command called PS1=”message” can liven things up. The man page intro suggests:

PS1=”What’s next, master?”

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One reply on “A fun quick customization”

  1. Here’s what I use:

    PS1=’$(date +%H:%M) \u@\h:\w\$’

    Date and time is nice to figure out how long commands take and definitely having the current directory is very useful.

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