Mal Curtis’ Dot Files
These were originally forked from Ryan Bates.
git clone git://github.com/snikch/dotfiles ~/.dotfiles cd ~/.dotfiles rake install
This has been tested to run only on Mac OS, with zsh. If you would like to switch to zsh, you can do so with the following command.
chsh -s /bin/zsh
I normally place all of my coding projects in
~/Code, so this directory
can easily be accessed (and tab completed) with the
There is also an "h" command which behaves similar, but acts on the home path.
There are a few key bindings set. Many of these require option to be set as the meta key. Option-left/right arrow will move cursor by word, and control-left/right will move to beginning and end of line. Control-option-N will open a new tab with the current directory under Mac OS X Terminal.
See the other aliases in
If there are some shell configuration settings which you want secure or
specific to one system, place it into a
~/.localrc file. This will be
loaded automatically if it exists.
There are several features enabled in Ruby's irb including history and
completion. Many convenience methods are added as well such as
which can be used to get inline documentation in IRB. See irbrc and
railsrc files for details.