Having used Gentoo for several years, I’ve been accustomed to colorful console prompts. A colorized prompt is not only beautiful, but also makes it much easier to see the start and end of commands. Without further ado, here is my colorized bash prompt on a CentOS machine:
The root user gets a red and normal users a green prompt. Notice the (master) entry. This is the branch of the git repository located in the current directory.
This prompt is generated by the file /etc/profile.d/color-prompt.sh: