I added this command to my root .bashrc file to add color to my prompt
and to simplify its path portion to the lowest level directory,
export PS1="\e[1;31m\u@\h:\W\$\e[m "
and my bash prompt comes up ending with $ when I expected #.
Also, occasionally, when I enter a command, part of that command
becomes part of my prompt!
If the following is a prompt and command,
My Bash prompt clears itself when deleting the text after it or going too far in the history.
When logging in, the prompt looks normal. There are white brackets around a colored username and then a white > as my prompt, however if I move up twice in my history, the history command overwrites my prompt: