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Pretty PS1 Prompt for Bash
This is just a simple colored bash prompt which differentiates nicely between normal and root users.
To use this put it in ~/.bashrc, or for it to apply systemwide, in /etc/profile
if [ "$TERM" != 'dumb' ] && [ -n "$BASH" ] && [ -n "$PS1" ]
if [ `/usr/bin/whoami` = 'root' ]
export PS1='\[\033[01;31m\]\h \[\033[01;34m\]\W \$ \[\033[00m\]'
export PS1='\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h \[\033[01;34m\]\W \$ \[\033[00m\]'
Updated: It's now more concise and functionally more sensible.
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