Change prompt to MS-DOS one (joke)

export PS1="C:\$( pwd | sed 's:/:\\\\\:g' )> "
This one eliminates the additional backslash at the end (which is not necessary)
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2010-03-29 13:55:52

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This is great! Is there a downloadable 'dir' command for *nix that essentially does an ls but presents the output in the manner of DOS' dir? That'd be a great combo - change the prompt as suggested here and also make 'ls' be an alias to the dir command! After all, April 1st is just two days away!!!
rmbjr60 · 603 weeks and 6 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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