My terminal setup
Article Table of Contents
- Install iTerm
oh my zsh
- Edit ~/.zshrc`
note: this is a draft. Please ping me in slack/email with questions, spots where this is unclear. I’ll answer your question, and update this post.
Here’s some quick notes on how I have my terminal setup.
First, I use Zsh. If you’re on a new Macbook Pro, you also are using Zsh.
Install iTerm #
If you’re using
Terminal.app, head to https://iterm2.com/index.html and click the “download” button. Install the app.
oh my zsh #
oh my zsh:
Head to https://ohmyz.sh/ and follow their installation instructions, which is
Run the following command in your terminal:
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
Edit ~/.zshrc` #
~/.zshrc in Atom. We’ll use it a few times.
Line 10 or 11, change the
theme value to
Head to the repo and follow the installation instructions, which touch on:
Install the Patched Solarized Fonts: #
# clone git clone https://github.com/powerline/fonts.git --depth=1 # install cd fonts ./install.sh # clean-up a bit cd .. rm -rf fonts
Update iTerm to use one of the new fonts #
Profiles > Text > Font (Meslo LG M DZ for Powerline)
open up this file:
Atom open up the themes directory, and open up
comment out the existing line that says
PROMPT on line 230, and paste in:
PROMPT='$(build_prompt) > '
Should look like this: