Formatting PS1

DJ Delorie dj@delorie.com
Wed Nov 1 06:58:00 GMT 2000


> What´s the correct format to make PS1 to display soem parts of it
> (e.g. \u) in another color (lets say blue) and in bold? Where can i
> get the documentation for this? The man-page of bash is not very
> helpful i this task...

You have to embed ANSI escape codes.  Setup should have installed an
/etc/profile that does this by default.

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