A plugin manager for Fish (by jorgebucaran)

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  • Oh My Zsh
    19 projects | | 22 Jan 2024
    You've got to install Fisher, then get z, sponge and a few others from the list.

    Then you get trapped by the utility and struggle when you land on some remote server's bash shell.

  • fish-shell: the user-friendly command-line shell
    24 projects | | 26 Aug 2023
    If you're running a script, you can use edc/bass to run it from a fish shell. Fisher is one of the first things I install after fish, then bass, z and a few other helper plugins.

  • Integrating Python's Virtualenv with Fish shell Without Overcomplicated Frameworks
    7 projects | | 10 Jun 2023
    As a minimalist plugin manager for Fish, I recommend fisher. I've created a plugin that can be installed via fisher and integrated into any Fish environment. If there are any reasons why you don't want to use Fisher, you can just copy-paste conf.d/ file to your ~/.config/fish/conf.d directory.
  • Top Productivity CLI Tools I Use on Linux
    22 projects | | 30 May 2023
    Fish is a acronyn for friendly interactive shell. It is a smart and user friendly shell for Unix-like operating systems like Linux. There are a lot of features that make it stand out from other shells like bash. It has a lot of features like autosuggestions, syntax highlighting, tab completions and a lot more. You can read more about it in the documentation. I have been using it for a while now and I it configured to my liking. In terms of plugins I use fisher to manage my plugins. I have a couple of plugins that I use on a daily basis. I have listed them below:
  • Hey, I'm new to Fish shell!
    1 project | /r/fishshell | 26 May 2023
    stay away from Oh-My-Fish - you probably don’t need it - Fish is pretty awesome out of the box, and if you do want a plugin or two Fisher is a much better route.
  • A good resource to learn Linux and the terminal?
    4 projects | /r/linux | 8 Mar 2023
  • What is the difference between OhMyFish and Starship?
    2 projects | /r/fishshell | 2 Feb 2023
    Agreed. I personally like Fisher ( with this theme based on Powerlevel10k (
  • Fish: Start ssh-agent on session opening on MacOS
    3 projects | | 23 Aug 2022
    Fisher is a simple and convenient plugin manager for Fish. With a single command, you can install new plugins, update them, or remove them, without ever having to change any file. Convenient! Therefore, I recommend to install it to simplify your plugin management.
  • Completions plugin `saml2aws`
    3 projects | /r/fishshell | 19 Jul 2022
    You can install it quickly using fisher:
  • Choosing an improved terminal/shell and need help
    3 projects | /r/Fedora | 14 May 2022
    I use
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jorgebucaran/fisher is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of fisher is Shell.

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