Mastering Bash and Terminal

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  • spaceship-prompt

    :rocket::star: Minimalistic, powerful and extremely customizable Zsh prompt

    If you want all this and some more without setting it up yourself, oh-my-zsh spaceship prompt theme is great...

    I don't feel at home at a terminal without it by now, so one of my first installs after brew ;-)

    https://github.com/spaceship-prompt/spaceship-prompt

  • starship

    ☄🌌️ The minimal, blazing-fast, and infinitely customizable prompt for any shell!

    > One of the most important changes I made to my bash setup was to change my prompt to multi line, detect whether I was in a git repo, include the branch in the prompt, and also include a summary of git status.

    Check out starship[1] if you haven't. It's a prompt that does just this and more, and works across shells like Bash, fish, zsh, etc.

    [1] https://github.com/starship/starship

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  • pure

    Pretty, minimal and fast ZSH prompt (by sindresorhus)

    My favorite for this purpose is pure prompt: https://github.com/sindresorhus/pure

    I wasn’t sure about multi line at first, but really digging it now.

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