- OS : macOS High Sierra
- Terminal : iTerm2 (Build 3.2.1beta4)
- Font : Meslo LG L DZ Regular Nerd Font Complete (Size: 14pt)
- Color scheme : Material Design
Homebrew/macport should be installed. If not then install the lates version of homwbrew.
A step by step guide to customize your zsh terminal:
iTerm2 is way better than OS X terminal. I would also recommend to install shell integration for it.
After installation of zsh, set it as login shell in iTerm2. You may need to run this command:
chsh -s $(which zsh). Logout from iTerm2 and then again launch it.
echo $0 and you will see
zsh. You can also use macports to install the
Install oh-my-zsh plugin3.
Image credit: oh-my-zsh
Run the following command in the terminal to install it:
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
Install powerlevel9k theme for oh-my-zsh4.
Run the following command in the terminal:
git clone https://github.com/bhilburn/powerlevel9k.git ~/.oh-my-zsh/custom/themes/powerlevel9k
Meslo LG L DZ Regular Nerd Font Complete.otf and install it. Then go to Open ITerm2 > Preferences > Profiles > Text and open Change Font
and select Meslo LG L DZ Regular Nerd Font Complete font.
6. Install a color scheme for iTerm2
I choosed material design theme. Installation instructions are given at the given link.
7. Install two more plugins for zsh
zshSyntax Highlighting Plugin:
git clone https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting.git $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/zsh-syntax-highlighting
git clone https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-autosuggestions $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions
Either dowload the given
.zshrc file and replace your
.zshrc file with this or copy the entire text from the given file to your