How to display the Mercurial branch name to bash prompt

To have your current branch name in your bash prompt, just add this code into .bash_profile file from your home directory.

Ofcourse, after you edit .bash_profile, you must logout and login again to see the changes.

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If you want to have the same feature in the graphical terminal, you should add the code above in the .bashrc file.

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You can find a good “how to” for git on LeaseWeb Labs.

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