Configuring macOS command line

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  • ohmyzsh

    🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 2,100+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.

    ... # Set name of the theme to load --- if set to "random", it will # load a random theme each time oh-my-zsh is loaded, in which case, # to know which specific one was loaded, run: echo $RANDOM_THEME # See https://github.com/ohmyzsh/ohmyzsh/wiki/Themes ZSH_THEME="arrow" ...

  • awesome-zsh

    ZSH is awesome, here's why...

    My choice here is zsh. It is highly customisable and comes with many powerful features. Even if you currently use bash, switching to zsh is quite simple. More so, zsh is an extended version of bash. They basically share a lot of common functionality and features.

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  • iTerm2

    iTerm2 is a terminal emulator for Mac OS X that does amazing things.

    You might wonder, why not use more feature rich apps like iTerm2? The reason for me is really simple, I just do not use much of the provided features and the benefits for me are not that big.

  • FiraCode

    Free monospaced font with programming ligatures

    Fastest way to install the font is to go to the releases page of the Fira Code repository and download the latest version. Once downloaded, you can just install all fonts provided in the ttf directory. With that done, Fira Code is installed onto your system.

  • terminal-app

    🧛🏻‍♂️ Dark theme for Terminal.app

    It is totally fine to customize it manually, but there are also a lot of third party themes that can be used in the Terminal app. One example is the Dracula theme. Usually, third party themes will be provided via .terminal file which can be imported in the Terminal app.

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