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Linux Tutorial Series – 93 – Customizing the prompt

Here is the video version, if you prefer it:

You can customize the prompt in your command line. The prompt is the thing that is displayed left of your cursor when you first start a Terminal. My prompt is mislav@mislavovo-racunalo:workingDirectory, but it could be something else.

I won’t go into details here, because I don’t care about fancy – I care about day-to-day Linux usage, and customizing the prompt doesn’t fit that topic. You can find more about it here: (“How To Customize Bash Prompt In Linux,” n.d.) and (Shotts, 2019)⁠.⁠

Thank you for reading!

References

How To Customize Bash Prompt In Linux. (n.d.). Retrieved February 9, 2020, from https://www.ostechnix.com/hide-modify-usernamelocalhost-part-terminal/

Shotts, W. (2019). The Linux Command Line, Fifth Internet Edition. Retrieved from http://linuxcommand.org/tlcl.php. Pages 186-194

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