export PS1="(\@) $PS1"

Add the time to BASH prompt

Adds the time in 12hr AM/PM format to the beginning of a prompt. Change \@ to \t for 24-hour time or \T for 12hr without AM/PM. To keep the time the next time you open a terminal, edit ~/.bashrc and stick the command at the bottom.
Sample Output
(10:34 AM) [<user>@<host> <pwd>]$

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By: cmdq
2010-11-22 04:50:21

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