[KyOSS Discuss] zsh: best of bash, csh, and tcsh

alan blount alan at zeroasterisk.com
Mon Jun 16 00:01:27 EDT 2014


Their recommendation is to make a fork and edit your fork to your hearts
content.  You can usually still pull from upstream.

You could also copy their prompt, give it a name, and edit.

Sorry. I haven't specifically looked into it before.

On Friday, June 13, 2014, Jeff Squyres <jeff at squyres.com> wrote:

> Alan --
>
> What's your recomendation for changing some of the prompt colors?  I see
> that they are hard-coded deep in the zpretzo tree -- but the limegreen
> color is terrible / hard for me to read on the white background of my
> terminals.
>
> Are there parameters to these themes such that I can have a config file
> somewhere outside of zpretzo for that prompt theme?
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 9:45 AM, alan blount <alan at zeroasterisk.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','alan at zeroasterisk.com');>> wrote:
>
>> https://github.com/zeroasterisk/home/blame/master/.zpreztorc#L86
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -alan
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 7:41 AM, Jeff Squyres <jeff at squyres.com> wrote:
>>
>> ​@Alan --
>>
>> What's the relevant code for the 2-line prompt you're using?​  I think I
>> might try it out...
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 11:12 PM, alan blount <alan at zeroasterisk.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I'm a big fan of `zsh` and `zprezto` (I used to use `oh-my-zsh` before).
>>
>> ref card: http://www.bash2zsh.com/zsh_refcard/refcard.pdf
>>
>> @aaron - I actually love zsh completions, personally, but they are easy
>> to turn off or re-configure as you like...  can you give them a chance?
>>  what is it you don't like about them?  they are crazy powerful and allow
>> you to be lazier and more mistake prone and zsh tries to fix things up...
>> it does a pretty good job too, in my opinion.  don't like the big menu?
>> arrows navigate, or more [tabs] or to get rid of it, just [esc]...
>>
>> if you're using zprezto, checkout:
>> https://github.com/sorin-ionescu/prezto/tree/master/modules/utility
>> and: https://github.com/sorin-ionescu/prezto/search?q=complete&type=Code
>>
>> @jeff - you should submit to:
>> https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-completions
>>
>> Aside:for a long time I used the abbreviated path prompt (with the
>> ">>>"), but I've switched to a 2-line and space prompt... I always hated
>> them at first, but I've come to like it (for now, we will see if it lasts
>> longer than the 4 months
>> <https://github.com/zeroasterisk/home/blame/master/.zpreztorc#L86> it's
>> been).
>> [image: Inline image 1]
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -alan
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 6:05 PM, Mike O'Connor <stew at vireo.org> wrote:
>>
>> Add these two options:
>>
>> setopt noautomenu
>> setopt nomenucomplete
>>
>> On Jun 12, 2014, at 7:19 AM, Aaron VerDow <aaron at verdow.com> wrote:
>>
>> > I re
>>
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> {+} Jeff Squyres
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-- 
Thanks,
-alan
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