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 How do I set the shell prompt in Linux Terminal?

Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory as a promopt. You can easily customize your prompt to display information important to you. You change look and feel by adding colors. In this small howto I will explain howto setup:
a] Howto customizing a bash shell to get a good looking prompt
b] Configure the apperance of the terminal.
c] Apply themes using bashish
d] Howto pimp out your shell prompt?

How do I set the shell prompt in Linux Terminal?

 (Submitted by nixcraft Tue Jun 12, 2007 )

  


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