Install Zsh and Zsh Completions
Then try to run
When zsh opens for the first time, choose option
At this stage I ran into some errors similar to
dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/lib/libgdbm.4.dylib.
Follow these steps to fix:
- First change the ownership of
Retrieve the values of
<gid> by running
id in your terminal.
- Reinstall gdbm and pcre
And you should be ready to go
Check that you don’t already have a
.zshrc file. If you do, delete it (if empty) or rename it, as this would fail the installation.
If you are using iTerm, go to
/bin/zsh --login as the
Command (instead of
Download the Menlo font
Double click the font file to install it.
Set it as the default font in iTerm by going to
Use 14pt for the font size.
In iTerm, go to
Preferences > Profiles > Color and in the Color Presets Dropdown, choose
First go to your zsh command line, type
prompt powerline and doublecheck that everything displays properly. This command is to preview the theme.
Then set the powerline theme as default in
Look for the line that looks like
zstyle ':prezto:module:prompt' theme and replace the current theme with
You should end up with:
Now, try restarting iTerm and doublecheck that powerline is the default theme
Let’s finish with one more tweak, word jump with
alt + → and
alt + ← like in a normal editor.
In iTerm, go to
Preferences > Profiles > Keys and Add the following
Do the same thing to allow the deletion of a word on
alt + backspace
That’s it, you are good to go. Let me know if you enjoy it and if you have awesome tweaks I should add to this list.