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Adding useful git prompt to debian bash

Sometimes it would be comfortable to have information of a git repo when navigating through a repo in a bash shell.

Install in home directory

First clone the scripts from magicmonty into your home dir:

git clone https://github.com/magicmonty/bash-git-prompt.git ~/.bash-git-prompt --depth=1

Then add to the ~/.bashrc

GIT_PROMPT_ONLY_IN_REPO=1
source ~/.bash-git-prompt/gitprompt.sh

After that restart bash and have a fancy git prompt like this: