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liquidprompt - A full-featured & carefully designed adaptive prompt for bash & zsh


Liquid Prompt gives you a nicely displayed prompt with useful information when you need
it. It shows you what you need when you need it. You will notice what changes when it
changes, saving time and frustration.
You can even use it with your favorite shell – bash(1) or zsh(1).


The liquidprompt package has no way to know which users do you want this prompt to be
active for. A small script, liquidprompt_activate is included to ease activation of the

This will set the required environment:

* The files ~/.bashrc and/or ~/.zshrc are modified to load liquidprompt at startup.
* If no previous ~/.config/liquidpromptrc file exists, it will be created.

So, to get liquidprompt working simply run:

user@debian:~$ liquidprompt_activate
user@debian:~$ source ~/.bashrc

Be aware that multiple invocations of the liquidprompt_activate command may pollute
~/.bashrc and/or ~/.zshrc files.


Once liquidprompt has been loaded, you will have 4 new commands available (which are shell
functions actually).

liquidprompt_tag tag
tag current shell liquidprompt with tag.

use an empty prompt, just the $ mark.

turn off liquidprompt for this shell.

turn on liquidprompt for this shell.


liquidprompt is highly configurable. There are plenty of options regarding style,
performance, VCS, et all.
Please take a look at the included README file at /usr/share/doc/liquidprompt/ and the
file ~/.config/liquidpromptrc as well.

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