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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.

Xterm's title displaying current directory and running process, plus bash prompt also an abbreviated $PWD

Posted 08-19-2021 at 07:19 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-19-2021 at 07:41 PM by the dsc

Just found out, adapting from this answer on unix-stackexchange.

I had to adapt it somewhat because I already had "history -a" running all the time, so it would display it by default, which I don't like. Instead, the current directory would be better. So, the relevant bits of my ~/.bashrc are probably these, I think:

shopt -s histappend histreedit histverify cdspell dirspell no_empty_cmd_completion cmdhist checkwinsize autocd
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