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Old 12-17-2007
Bug colors in Prompt - $PS1

would someone please explain in detail, how does the code below change the color or bash prompt

$ echo $PS1

are there other tricks like above?
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Old 12-17-2007

See BASH Shell change the color of my shell prompt under Linux or UNIX

for an explanation. Nearby are a number of such things dealing with bash, and many more article of possible interest ... cheers, drl
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Old 12-17-2007
another good overview of the bash prompt:
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Old 12-17-2007
Note that these codes may only work on certain types of displays.
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