You may want to consider upgrading the look of your terminal to something vibrant and colorful.
Oh My Zsh "is an open source, community driven framework for managing your Zsh configuration." Source
Oh My Zsh comes with a ton of custom themes that you can include in your terminal, along with 275+ plugins such as the "git" plugin (which comes in preinstalled) that you can use to individualize your terminal experience. Not to mention Oh My Zsh comes with a vibrant open-source community where you can post issues. They even have their own T-Shirts! Cool!
Link to their Github
To start, you need to make sure that you zsh installed, to insure you have
zsh installed you can simply run:
$ zsh --version
in your terminal. If you get a version number back, great! If not you can run:
$ apt install zsh
Assuming your running Ubuntu, the process may be different depending on what Distro you have installed on your system.
Now that you have
zsh installed, to install
Oh My Zsh you can run:
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
sh -c "$(wget -O- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
sh -c "$(fetch -o - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
Once you have installed Oh My Zsh, you may need to restart/reopen your terminal for the changes to take effect.
There is a link on Oh My Zsh Github which has a list of themes you can customize your terminal with. Here
As soon as you have found a theme you like you need to edit your
.zshrc file in order to make any changes.
For example, if you wanted the
You would need to edit the
.zshrc file, use any text editor you like. (Although, only REAL programmers use
Change the quotations in ZSH_THEME into
agnoster, or to whatever theme you like!
After you changed the theme, save the file, and you may need to restart/reopen your terminal to see the changes in effect.
What a cool looking terminal!
Hope this helped you, and made your terminal more snazzy! 😎😎😎
(Cover Photo and
agnoster Photo from Oh My Zsh Github)