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How to change the color of your BASH prompt

How to change the color of your BASH prompt

You can change the color of your BASH prompt to green with this command:

export PS1=”\e[0;32m[\[email protected]\h \W]\$ \e[m”

It will change the colour of bash temporarily. To make it permanent then add code in bash_profile page.

vi ~/.bash_profile

and paste above code save the file and you are done.

For other colors please see the attached list:

Color Code
Black 0;30
Blue 0;34
Green 0;32
Cyan 0;36
Red 0;31
Purple 0;35
Brown 0;33
Blue 0;34
Green 0;32
Cyan 0;36
Red 0;31
Purple 0;35
Brown 0;33
Light Color Code
Light Black 1;30
Light Blue 1;34
Light Green 1;32
Light Cyan 1;36
Light Red 1;31
Light Purple 1;35
Light Brown 1;33
Light Blue 1;34
Light Green 1;32
Light Cyan 1;36
Light Red 1;31
Light Purple 1;35
Light Brown 1;33

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