According to this StackOverflow post, it is possible have a colored prompt in KornShell. I have not been able to figure out how to do this. I am able to use color:
echo -e "\033[34mLinux\033[00m"
gives a blue "Linux" output, as does:
However, when I incorporate the escape codes into my
PS1 prompt variable, they are not being escaped. What do I need to do to get a colored prompt? Besides being something of a sucker for eyecandy, I find that a colored prompt is useful when visually parsing output.