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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
I put that line in my .bash_profile (OS X) and .bashrc (Linux).
Here is a summary of what the \char means: n=new line, u=user name, h=host, !=history number, w=current work directory
The \[\e[32m\] sequence set the text to bright green and \[\e[0m\] returns to normal color.
For more information on what you can set in your bash prompt, google 'bash prompt'
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