fish shell – extraordinarily colorful and more

fish shell

I don’t really expect a whole lot from my shell. Sure, store some aliases, have the ability to do some basic color highlighting for my directory lists, and that’s about it, really. I spend a lot of time in the shell, but I have never really expected the shell to work for me, instead I have just learned to type faster over the years.

But it was just recently that I learned about the fish shell. Fantastically colorful, awesome auto-suggesting auto-complete, a pretty cool way to shorten current working directory, and did i mention that it has some pretty cool color? There’s just a kind of whimsical joy that it brings to working in the command line that I haven’t had in a long, long time.

I wish it was more bash-compatible, I did spend some time converting my .bashrc to its format, but it was well worth it. Geek out and be colorful.

18 thoughts on “fish shell – extraordinarily colorful and more

  1. Great post. I was checking continuously this weblog and I am inspired!

    Extremely helpful info specifically the ultimate part :
    ) I deal with such information much. I was seeking this certain information for a very long time.
    Thanks and best of luck.

  2. Hey I am so grateful I found your webpage, I really found you by mistake, while I was searching on Digg for
    something else, Anyways I am here now and would just like to
    say thanks for a incredible post and a all round exciting
    blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to
    go through it all at the moment but I have saved it and also
    added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read more,
    Please do keep up the superb work.

  3. Thanks for the marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it, you can be a great author.
    I will ensure that I bookmark your blog and will eventually come back in the foreseeable future.
    I want to encourage you to ultimately continue your great work,
    have a nice holiday weekend!

  4. Hi there everyone, it’s my first pay a visit at
    this web site, and article is in fact fruitful in favor of
    me, keep up posting these articles.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *