On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 08:56:09AM +0200, Anselm Strauss wrote:
> Hi,
> I use something like this (heavily inspired by Gentoo):
> if [[ ${EUID} == 0 ]] ; then
>   PS1='\[\033[01;31m\]\h\[\033[01;34m\] \W \$\[\033[00m\] '
> else
>   PS1='\[\033[01;[EMAIL PROTECTED];34m\] \w \$\[\033[00m\] '
> fi
> One could maybe also include a check of $TERM for different terminal  
> types, not all of them will understand color escape sequences. And of  
> course tools like ls and grep do colorized output themselves when  
> called with appropriate options.
> This is described in the PROMPTING section of Bash's manpage. I did  
> not find any documentation for the exact codes for ANSI color escape  
> sequences.

The ANSI color escape codes are shown here:


I don't know if they're in any FreeBSD documentation.




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