I love the OhMyZsh community. Let’s grow it a little more this next Tuesday.
1 comment Latest by Jason Green Fri, 29 Jan 2010 15:11:02 GMT
Here is a sampling of some of the themes that you can use out of the box with Oh My Zsh.
Oh My Zsh is much more than a collection of themes for your zsh config. It’s a way of life1.
Also, be sure to follow ohmyzsh on twitter now!
1 well.. at least while you’re in the terminal. ;-)
I wanted to publically thank everyone for helping me get Oh My Zsh out there and continue to improve it. Many of us spend a lot of time in our terminals throughout the day and I firmly believe that having a well-working shell is nearly as important as having a well-working texteditor.
While Oh My Zsh isn’t a large project, it is my attempt to share what I’ve learned about using zsh with others… but honestly, my goal is to learn from you. I don’t have a lot of time to really dive into the deepend of the zsh-pool so am relying on others to share their tricks, hacks, functions, themes, etc. So, I thought that if I created a basic framework with outlined some conventions so that others could contribute, that perhaps I’d end up with a kickass shell.
Last week, I pushed out an update that introduces an auto-update feature. I’m quite keen of desktop applications that can auto-update themselves, so our initial version of this feature will ask you no more than once a week if you want to check for updates. This means that as we continue to extend and improve Oh My Zsh, you can keep up-to-date.
It’s the beginning of a new month… are you still using Bash? Perhaps you’re using your own zsh configuration but want to see what else zsh can offer you? I invite you to install Oh My Zsh today. :-)
Just run this in your terminal and you’ll get setup. Don’t worry… you won’t lose your existing configuration. :-)
wget http://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/raw/master/tools/install.sh -O - | sh
For more infromation, visit http://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/
I just pushed a small change to Oh My Zsh, which gives it rudimentary support for themes. What I’m hoping to do is collect prompts from tons of people and make it simple for others to find a PROMPT that works well for them.
As of right now, there are only three for you to choose from. So, please head over to github, fork Oh My Zsh, add your theme, and send a pull request. :-)
Once I get it merged in, we’ll get a screenshot of it added to the Oh My Zsh wiki. (see themes)
I know that many of you have some really sweet prompts configured as I got a lot of response with my post, Show me your and I’ll show you mine.
Inspired by some recent posts from Tom on zsh, I decided that I’d do my part to help people give it a whirl. I’ve been using zsh for a few years now and haven’t found myself missing bash.
If you’re interested in taking a few minutes to give zsh a while, you’re in luck. I recently reorganized all of my zsh config into a package and tossed it on github to share. My goal was to create a reusable tool that would allow people to get up and running quickly with some of the fun configuration that I’ve come to rely on on a daily basis.
- Auto-complete rake and capistrano tasks
- Git branch names when you’re in a git project directory structure
- Tons of color highlighting (grep, git, etc.)
- Sexy prompts.. (so say me)
- much much more…
Also, Oh My Zsh is Snow Leopard compatible. ;-)
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