What’s my directory?

We know that we can find our present directory using the pwd command on the Linux shell. What if you want it displayed as part of your shell prompt?

  • Open the .bashrc file in your home directory.
  • Add this line to the file:
export PS1='\[`[ $? = 0 ] && X=2 || X=1; tput setaf $X`\]\h\[`tput sgr0`\]:$PWD\$ '
  • Restart the shell. Viola, your done 🙂

Source: 

http://superuser.com/questions/202212/how-can-i-display-the-absolute-path-in-bash-prompt

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