Flashing Red prompt for root:
export PS1='\[\e[5;31m\][\[email protected]\h \W]\$\[\e[0m\]'
Red, underlined prompt:
export PS1='\[\e[4;31m\][\[email protected]\h \W]\$\[\e[0m\]'
Normal red prompt:
export PS1='\[\e[1;31m\][\[email protected]\h \W]\$\[\e[0m\]'
\[\e[1;34m\][\[email protected]\h \W]\$\[\e[0m\]
In short, the available highlighting options are:
|Sequence||What it does|
|ESC[1m||Bold, intensify foreground|
|ESC[0m||All attributes off
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.