In BASH it’s pretty simple to customize the console prompt. There are a few good reasons for doing this, for instance if you are pulling out data from the commandline or running automation tasks and want to know when each section was executed. Here is how I did it:
cd vi .bash_profile
Insert this line into .bash_profile
PS1='bash-\v \d \t \H \w\$ '
$source .bash_profile bash-4.9 Tue Nov 24 11:32:09 pirax-test ~#