git clone git://github.com/ryanb/dotfiles ~/.dotfiles cd ~/.dotfiles sh bootstrap.sh
I am running on Mac OS X, but it will likely work on Linux as well with minor fiddling. I primarily use zsh, but this includes some older bash files as well. If you would like to switch to zsh, you can do so with the following command.
sudo brew install zsh chsh -s /usr/local/bin/zsh