How to setup zsh with oh my zsh in Linux Mint [ Quick Guide ]

Posted on  4/6/2014

ZSH ( zee shell ) is awesome and its works super awesome with oh my zsh .by default Linux mint use bash as default shell most of the *nix systems use bash as default shell but you can change default shell to zsh . Okay enough lets start setting up zsh in Linux Mint .

Oh my zsh
Oh my zsh

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sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install git-core zsh

it will install zsh lets test zsh . now type [code] zsh [/code] it will drop a zsh shell , you can verify that using [code] ps [/code] command .

if you see some configuration stuffs like *This is the Z Shell configuration function for new users * etc just press 0

it will create .zshrc file and quit that config menu.


lets change default shell

chsh -s /bin/zsh

okay now zsh is default shell lets setup oh myzsh

wget --no-check-certificate -O - | sh


now zsh and ohh my zsh add-on is installed you can configure various options in .zshrc file in your home directory

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