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Re: Colorized Prompts Problem

On Mon, May 04, 2015 at 06:54:40AM +0000, Bonno Bloksma wrote:
> Hi,
> > 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:
>   PS1='\[\e[0;31m\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\h:\w\$\[\e[m\] '
> This does not have the problem, I have been using this now for over a year, no problems at all.
> Bonno Bloksma
Thank you, this works while nothing else did.  The sequences to start
and end coloring are different and the colors are different too.  In the
prompt I was initially using 33 resulted in a bright yellow prompt.
With this prompt 33 results in a dull rust color prompt. No matter, it

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