Liquid Prompt — a useful adaptive prompt for Bash & zsh
Liquid Prompt gives you a nicely displayed prompt with useful information when you need it. It shows you what you need when you need it. You will notice what changes when it changes, saving time and frustration. You can even use it with your favorite shell – Bash or zsh.
If there is nothing special about the current context, the appearance of Liquid Prompt is similar to that of a default prompt:
If you are running a background command and are also in the “myb” branch of a Git repository on a server:
1r [[email protected]:~/liquidprompt] myb ±
When Liquid Prompt is displaying everything (a rare event!), it may look like this: