January 11, 2018

For years I’ve used a home-grown bash prompt. Recently I started having some rendering issues in tmux where my display would be off by one line. I suspect I had some double width characters in the prompt that caused tmux, expecially when it was on a remote machine I was ssh’d into, to get confused.

After hunting around I found LiquidPrompt. I’ve been happily using it on all my machines, macOS and Linux, for several months now.

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Mark H. Nichols

I am a husband, cellist, code prole, nerd, technologist, and all around good guy living and working in fly-over country. You should follow me on Twitter.