Bash is a free software Unix shell written for the GNU Project.

Pause Edit

The DOS pause command can be implemented with this line:

read -sn 1 -p "Press any key to continue . . . "; echo

You can create a function for easy access:

function pause {
	read -sn 1 -p "Press any key to continue . . . "; echo

Update window title Edit

You can update the window title of a terminal, for easier overview of several terminals, with this line in your ~/.bashrc:

PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -ne "\033]0;${USER}@${HOSTNAME}: ${PWD/$HOME/~}\007"'

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