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Customizing Linux Shell

Just a quick post on customizing the Linux Shell. My host is in CST and I wanted to change my timezone to EST.
After some research, I found that we can make changes to the .bashrc file to set certain environmental
settings. I also found out I could change a few other things besides the timezone, such as the default editor, colors and so on

Let take a quick look!

Below are the contents of my .bashrc:

Here’s a quick look at what my shell looks like now:


Yes, super exciting 😛 There’s a lot that can be changed here, so play around with these settings and see what you can come up with.

For some information on BASH colours, please see

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