When I ssh into a Ubuntu Lucid box the prompt is all pretty, with colors. Everything is the default, as far as I know. Here's my $PS1 outside screen:
But then once I start screen up the colors go away. Everything else is fine, and my screen can support colors (notice that the
.. in this
ls -al are blue) but the prompt isn't. In theory everything should be exactly the same. $PS1 inside screen:
EDIT: This is just plain vanilla screen.