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Re: Fw: failure notice





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       PS1="\[\e[1;32m\]\h \! $ \[\e[0m\] "

The real issues is that I still have no real clue on how these escape
sequences work!! ...
`man bash`, section PROMPTING; the \[ and \] are not escape sequences for the terminal but meta syntax in the prompt, telling the shell that the string inside is an escape sequence and shall not be accounted for prompt line width. If you get that wrong, the shell will obviously be confused about its respective current position.

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