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In my terminal in Ubuntu, everything is colorful. The username is green, folders are blue and files are white:

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However, if I login into vagrant vagrant ssh everything is black and white:

How can I add colors in vagrant shell?

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I found this question which looks similar: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20392434/how-to-configure-colors-in-vagrant-ssh-bash but they talking about byobu and oh my zsh that I have never heard of.

I am not looking for anything super fancy. Colored folders and username are enough.

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It should appear by default. No need to install specific package. If you want simple colour coding, then you can try Bash-It.

Installation

git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/Bash-it/bash-it.git ~/.bash_it
~/.bash_it/install.sh

For more information https://github.com/Bash-it/bash-it

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  • So you saying something wrong with my vagrant? – Adam May 18 at 13:54
  • Could be, for my vagrant I didnt do anything. It came by default. – rɑːdʒɑ May 18 at 13:56
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I managed to get some basics with adding this to my .bash_profile

## Colorize the ls output ##
alias ls='ls --color=auto'
PS1='\e[1;32m\u@\h: \e[1;34m\W\e[0m\$ '
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