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My Bash Prompt customization

14:34 gengns@mycomputer  Desktop$ ▮

Open a console in your HOME folder and type vim .bashrc, then copy the next line at the end of the file:

PS1='\[\e[30;47m\]\A \u@\h \W\[\e[0m\]$ '
  • \[\e[30;47m\] # 30 is black foreground color and 47 is light grey background
  • \A # hour in hh:mm format
  • \u # user name
  • \h # host name
  • \W  # working folder name
  • \[\e[0m\] # reset

More info: customization and colors in Bash