How do I customize my oh my zsh theme?

Create and install a custom theme in just 3 easy steps!

  1. Create a .zsh-theme file in that directory and write your theme using the guide below.
  2. Set ZSH_THEME=your-theme-name in your ~/.zshrc file.
  3. $ source ~/.zshrc in your terminal to refresh your zsh profile.

What is LS_COLORS?

The program ls(1) uses the environment variable LS_COLORS to determine the colors in which the filenames are to be displayed. This environment variable is usually set by a command like eval `dircolors some_path/dir_colors` found in a system default shell initialization file, like /etc/profile or /etc/csh.

Where is my zsh profile?

The zsh shell provides the . zprofile under the user home directory in order to load profile related configuration. The path is ~/. zprofile and can be used like a bash profile file with zsh commands.

How do I change bash color?

Your current prompt setting is stored in a shell variable called PS1. There are other variables too, like PS2, PS3 and PS4. Let us see how to change the color of shell prompt on a Linux or Unix system when using bash….A list of color codes.

Color Code
Blue 0;34
Green 0;32
Cyan 0;36
Red 0;31

What is zsh on my Mac?

The Z shell (also known as zsh ) is a Unix shell that is built on top of bash (the default shell for macOS) with additional features. It’s recommended to use zsh over bash . It’s also highly recommended to install a framework with zsh as it makes dealing with configuration, plugins and themes a lot nicer.

How do you make a terminal colorful on a Mac?

Use Text preferences in Terminal to change the font, text, color, and cursor options for a Terminal window profile. To change these preferences in the Terminal app on your Mac, choose Terminal > Preferences, click Profiles, select a profile, then click Text.

Why zsh output is not colorful like Bash?

ZSH outputs aren’t colorful like bash outputs because the commands like ls, grep aren’t colorful by default, bash has default aliases to make them colorful To get the same colors in zsh as bash, add these lines to.zshrc Execute gedit $HOME/.zshrc to open.zshrc (use your editor in place of gedit)

Why are my LS results washed out by Oh my Zsh?

I see that the ls results are actually colored, but the colors are washed out becuase of the combination of your theme and the pale LSCOLORS chosen by oh-my-zsh. You can revert back to the original colors from OS X (which is are bit more colorful by running):

What is the ls command in zsh?

Also, understand that the ls command is not actually part of zsh at all. When you run ls you are actually telling your shell to run an external executable which is located at /bin/ls on your Mac.

How to find lscolors configuration options?

For the configuration options you can use in LSCOLORS you can simply run man ls and find the section for LSCOLORS. CLICOLOR is explained there as well. Show activity on this post.