Howto: Change / Setup bash custom prompt (PS1)

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So how do you setup, change and pimp out Linux / UNIX shell prompt?

Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory. 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

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