One thing that annoys me since I started using Mac OS X is that there is no color in the terminal. So I added the following lines to my .bashrc file:
alias ls="ls -G"
PS1="\\[\\033[01;32m\\]\\[email protected]\\h\\[\\033[01;34m\\] \\w \\$\\[\\033[00m\\] "
For some reason, I also had to add the following line at the end of the global bashrc file (/etc/bashrc) so that my user bashrc file is read:
See also my post I have had it with Firefox under MacOS.