[Linux] How-To Install ZSH

zsh is an improvement upon bash, it makes Terminal easier to use.

In this tuts, we’ll get a look how to install zsh and oh-my-zsh.

Installing zsh:

For Debian based distros:

$ sudo apt-get update -y
$ sudo apt-get install -y zsh

For RedHat based distros:

$ sudo yum update -y
$ sudo yum install -y zsh

Installing oh-my-zsh:

oh-my-zsh is a set configurations for zsh. check it on GitHub !

wget https://github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/raw/master/tools/install.sh -O - | zsh

Change your shell to zsh:

$ chsh -s `which zsh`

and then restart:

$ sudo shutdown -r 0

You can configure zsh by editing .zshrc file in your home directory

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One thought on “[Linux] How-To Install ZSH

  1. Fabio Gonçalves (@fdsgoncalves) September 3, 2014 at 6:48 pm Reply

    Great! Thank you!

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