Install Powerline on Kali Linux

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Powerline, it’s that hipster console status that everyone loves. Here’s how to install it for bash on Kali Linux.

Step 0: Download it

sudo apt-get install powerline fonts-powerline

Step 1: Edit .bashrc and add the following lines to the bottom:

# Powerline
source /usr/share/powerline/bindings/bash/powerline.sh

The next terminal you load, will have powerline, so shiny.

Enjoy.