bash prompts

Michael V. De Palatis mvd at
Fri Jan 19 02:12:13 UTC 2007

Hi all,

I've decided that I should increase the readability of bash since I
spend so much time on it. At this point, I have set the prompt like

user at host:/current/working/directory

where "nn" is the current command number (unnecessary, but can
occasionally be useful). Additionally, there is an extra newline
between the last command output and the "user at ...". What I want to
add, however, is yet another newline between my command and the
command's output, e.g.,

user at host:/current/working/directory
[nn]$ run_some_command

First line of output
Second line of output

I have so far not been able to find out how to do this. Any ideas?


Michael V. De Palatis
Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Physics
837 State Street
Atlanta, GA 30332-0430

em vee dee at gatech dot ee dee yoo

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