k is the new l, yo
k is a zsh script / plugin to make directory listings more readable, adding a bit of color and some git status information on files and directories.
Files sizes are graded from green for small (< 1k), to red for huge (> 1mb).
Human readable files sizes
Human readable files sizes can be shown by using the
-h flag, which requires the
numfmt command to be available. OS X / Darwin does not have a
numfmt command by default, so GNU coreutils needs to be installed, which provides
k will also use if available. GNU coreutils can be installed on OS X with homebrew:
brew install coreutils
Dates fade with age.
Load k as a plugin in your
Include the load command in your
zgen load supercrabtree/k
Bundle k in your
antigen bundle supercrabtree/k
As an Oh My ZSH! custom plugin
Clone k into your custom plugins repo
git clone https://github.com/supercrabtree/k $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/k
Then load as a plugin in your
Clone this repository somewhere (~/k for example)
git clone email@example.com:supercrabtree/k.git $HOME/k
Source the script
Put the same line in your
.zshrc to have
k available whenever you start a shell. If you don't know what your
.zshrc is, just do this.
print "source $HOME/k/k.sh" >> $HOME/.zshrc
Hit k in your shell
Copyright © 2015 George Crabtree & Christopher Newton. MIT License.