On 2/2/18 2:39 PM, Alexander Kozlenkov wrote:
> $ printenv PS1
> \e[1;95m\t\e[0m:\[\e]0;\u@\h:
> \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$

There are a bunch of invisible characters at the beginning of the prompt
that aren't enclosed in \[ and \]. That will throw off the cursor location

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    c...@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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