git clone git://github.com/deanperry/dotfiles ~/.dotfiles
chsh -s /bin/zsh
The install rake task will symlink the appropriate files in
.dotfiles to your
home directory. Everything is configured and tweaked within
The main file you'll want to change right off the bat is
which sets up a few paths that'll be different on your particular machine.
There's a few special files in the hierarchy.
bin/: Anything in
bin/will get added to your
$PATHand be made available everywhere.
topic/*.zsh: Any files ending in
.zshget loaded into your environment.
topic/*.symlink: Any files ending in
*.symlinkget symlinked into your
$HOME. This is so you can keep all of those versioned in your dotfiles but still keep those autoloaded files in your home directory. These get symlinked in when you run
topic/*.completion.sh: Any files ending in
completion.shget loaded last so that they get loaded after we set up zsh autocomplete functions.
There are a few things I use to make my life awesome. They're not a required dependency, but if you install them they'll make your life a bit more like a bubble bath.
- If you want some more colors for things like
ls, install grc:
brew install grc.
- If you install the excellent rvm to manage multiple rubies, your current branch will show up in the prompt. Bonus.