Add a Clock to Your CLI

export PS1="${PS1%\\\$*}"' \t \$ '
Sample Output
user@hostname:~$ export PS1="${PS1%\\\$*}"' \t \$ '
user@hostname:~ 21:34:45 $

By: asmoore82
2009-03-09 00:34:08

What Others Think

Works in Ubuntu...great idea!
sudopeople · 658 weeks and 6 days ago
Very nice, Ubuntu users can add it to their /home/user/.bashrc file to make it permanent (don't forget to type the word bash after you add it to .bashrc)
eseven73 · 657 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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