What is the point of the PS1 var? Just to customize the style of the command prompt to personal preference or is it necessary? Also, what does the P and S stand for (if anything)? Thanks in advance, I’m still new to learning bash commands, and I have many questions.
this may be of interest:
The primary prompt string. The default value is ‘\s-\v$ ’. See Controlling the Prompt, for the complete list of escape sequences that are expanded before
Does this help?