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Friendly Interactive ZSHell.

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README.md

fizsh

FIZSH is the Friendly Interactive ZSHell. It is a front end to ZSH. It provides the user of ZSH with interactive syntax-highting and Matlab-like history search. It also has a both short and informative prompt.

install

In order to install FIZSH, you may run the following:

user@localmachine$ mkdir ./fizsh 

user@localmachine$ git clone git@github.com:zsh-users/fizsh
Initialized empty Git repository in /path/to/fizsh/.git/
...

user@localmachine$ cd ./fizsh/fizsh-dev

user@localmachine$ ./configure # or ./configure --bindir=/usr/bin/ --mandir=/usr/share/man/ \ 
                       --sysconfdir=/etc/fizsh on Debian based systems
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
...

user@localmachine$ make
Making all in src
...

user@localmachine$ sudo make install
Making install in src
...

user@localmachine$ fizsh     
Welcome to fizsh, the friendly interactive zshell
Type man fizsh for instructions on how to use fizsh
user@localmachine /p/t/f/fizsh-dev> 

Those without access to a privileged account may install fizsh in their home directory:

user@localmachine$ export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin && ./configure --prefix=$HOME && make && make install
...

user@localmachine$ fizsh     
Welcome to fizsh, the friendly interactive zshell
Type man fizsh for instructions on how to use fizsh
user@localmachine /p/t/f/fizsh-dev> 

Users on Debian based systems can install the latest binary package from Sourceforge:

user@localmachine$ wget --no-check-certificate --output-document=fizsh_1.0.6-1_all.deb \ 
                       "https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/fizsh/fizsh_1.0.6-1_all.deb"

user@localmachine$ sudo dpkg -i ./fizsh_1.0.6-1_all.deb
Selecting previously deselected package fizsh.
...

user@localmachine$ fizsh
Welcome to fizsh, the friendly interactive zshell
Type man fizsh for instructions on how to use fizsh
user@localmachine /p/t/current_dir> 

Users of "Debian" and "Ubunu" may simply run:

user@localmachine$ sudo apt-get install fizsh
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
...

Debian / Sid tends to contain a more recent version of Fizsh.

uninstall

In order to uninstall FIZSH, run:

user@localmachine /p/t/f/fizsh-dev> sudo make uninstall
Making uninstall in src
...

Those who have installed fizsh through a Debian-based package manager, such as dpkg or apt-get, may run:

user@localmachine /p/t/current_dir> sudo apt-get remove fizsh
(Reading database ... 399874 files and directories currently installed.)
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