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When I change directories in a Ubuntu terminal (in Windows 10), the start of the line shifts as well.

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How do I prevent this?

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It's displaying your current directory... in blue font over blue background.

You can fix this by:

  1. Changing your terminal's background color.
  2. Editing your PS1 prompt. You can either change color of the current path to something different than blue or alter it altogether. There's a lot of resources about this on the Internet, so I'll leave it as an exercise for you.

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