What is in this article
Add colour and context information to prompt.
/etc/profile and the ‘
.sh’ scripts in
/etc/profile.d are sourced on every invocation of the ‘ash’ (default Alpine/Busybox shell) as well as the ‘bash’ shell when launched as a login shell. This allows us to have some system-wide default configuration for these shells.
Enable the disabled color_prompt.sh snippet
doas ln -sf /etc/profile.d/color_prompt.sh.disabled /etc/profile.d/color_prompt.sh
- Do a fresh login as any interactive shell user (SSH logins work for this). Do not reboot before committing your changes.
- Observe your fancy new colour prompt.
Commit your changes
doas lbu commit