RE: Colorized Prompts Problem
> I entered the following in .bashrc
> PS1='\033[01;33m\h:\w\$ \033[00m'
> to colorize the prompt (very handy to find the prompt when a command
> fills the console screen with lines of text)
> The only problem occurs when the next entry is more than one line. In that
> case the entry wraps around without moving to a new line.
I had the same problem using the prompt I found at first, I think it is the same you are using. It seems there is a problem in closing the ANSI code string.
Someone else gave me this:
This does not have the problem, I have been using this now for over a year, no problems at all.