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How to make your bash prompts more useful and interesting

Mar 02, 2015, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)

Had enough of $ and #? You can make your bash prompts far more interesting and likely a lot more useful by customizing them. A customized prompt can serve as a gentle reminder of what system you're working on -- especially helpful if you often find yourself logged into 3-4 systems at a time, window hopping to get several things done at the same time.

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