So one of the things that might get annoying is Ubuntu’s plain terminal. You see everyone else with these sweet terminals, but when you make the configuration changes, it actually messes up the terminal options for changing colors! There’s actually a really simple configuration change in bashrc that will allow you to have a color terminal but continue using the colors in your profile flawlessly too:

gedit ~/.bashrc Find this line: “#force_color_prompt=yes” and delete the “#” so it looks like “force_color_prompt=yes” Save and close Restart terminal

Voila! And you get something like this:

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