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A delightful community-driven framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 180+ optional plugins (rails, git, OSX, hub, capistrano, brew, ant, php, python, etc), over 120 themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.
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README.textile

A handful of functions, auto-complete helpers, and stuff that makes you shout…

“OH MY ZSHELL!”

Setup

The automatic installer… (do you trust me?)

wget http://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/raw/master/tools/install.sh -O - | sh

The manual way

1. Clone the repository

git clone git://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh.git ~/.oh-my-zsh

2. Create a new zsh config by copying the zsh template we’ve provided.

NOTE: If you already have a ~/.zshrc file, you should back it up. cp ~/.zshrc ~/.zshrc.orig in case you want to go back to your original settings. cp ~/.oh-my-zsh/templates/zshrc.zsh-template ~/.zshrc

3. Set zsh as your default shell:

chsh -s /bin/zsh

4. Start / restart zsh (open a new terminal is easy enough..)

Problems?

You might need to modify your PATH in ~/.zshrc if you’re not able to find some commands after switching to oh-my-zsh.

Usage

TODO: Update this..

  • Rake autocomplete: rake (tab). Will generate a cache of all your rake tasks and then let you auto-complete and/or select the task to run.
  • ssh autocomplete: ssh (tab) or scp (tab)
  • Git branch, it’ll tell you which branch you’re in when you’re in a git repository directory.
  • Theme support: Change the ZSH_THEME environment variable in ~/.zshrc.
  • much much more..

Uninstalling

If you want to uninstall it, just run uninstall_oh_my_zsh from the command line and it’ll remove itself and revert you to bash (or your previous zsh config).

Thanks

  • Rick Olsen (technoweenie) might remember some of the configuration, which I took from a pastie a few years ago.
  • Whoever created the rake autocomplete stuff, which was posted all over the internet a few years ago.

Help out!

I’m far from being a zsh-expert and suspect there are many ways to improve. If you have ideas on how to make the configuration easier to maintain (and faster), don’t hesitate to fork and send pull requests!

Send us your theme!

I’m hoping to collect a bunch of themes for our command prompts. You can see existing ones in the themes/ directory.

Todo from imajes:

  • need to make the title bar support git folder
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