ArchLinux - Install Zsh shell and oh-my-zsh

Install Zsh

  • Before installing zsh, see what shell is currently being used:
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$ echo $SHELL
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# pacman -S zsh
  • For additional completion definitions, install the zsh-completions package:
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# pacman -S zsh-completions
  • Make sure that zsh has been installed correctly and configure it:
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$ zsh
  • Set zsh as default shell (list shells with $ chsh -l):
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$ chsh -s /bin/zsh

Install Oh My Zsh

  • Install dependencies:
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# pacman -S curl git
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sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/master/tools/install.sh)"
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