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\a an ASCII bell character (07)
\d the date in “Weekday Month Date” format (e.g., “Tue May 26”)
\D{format} the format is passed to strftime(3) and the result is inserted into the prompt string; an empty format results in a locale-specific time representation. The braces are required`
\e an ASCII escape character (033)
\h the hostname up to the first '.'
\H the hostname
\j the number of jobs currently managed by the shell
\l the base name of the shells's terminal device name
\n newline
\r carriage return
\s the name of the shell, the base name of $0 (the portion following the final slash)
\t the current time in 24-hr HH:MM:SS format
\T the current time in 12-hr HH:MM:SS format
@ the current time in 12 hour am/pm format
\A the current time in 24-hr HH:MM format
\u the username of the current user
\v the version of bash (eg 2.0.0)
\V the release of bash, version + patch level (eg. 2.00.0)
\w the current working directory with $HOME abbreviated with tilde
\W the base name of the current working directory, with $HOME abbreviated with tilde
! the history number of this command
# the command number of this command
$ if the effective UID is 0, a , otherwise a $
\nnn the character corresponding to the octal number nnn
\ a backslash
[ begin a sequence of non-printing characters, which would be used to embed a terminal control sequence into the prompt
] end a sequence of non-printing characters

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