AWS ZSH Helper

This morning I’m going to go with a new recurring weekly post: Friday Functions! While some of it will aim to share my large inventory of zsh functions I’ve acquired over the years I’ll also be finding new additions if I run out of material. So it also serves to help me learn more! This week’s function is probably only ...

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Managing Dotfiles With Ansible

Yesterday I posted about managing our local configuration with Ansible and today I’m going to continue this path by putting my zsh configuration under configuration management. Installing ZSH and oh-my-zsh First up let’s install our preferred shell and customizations. For me this is zsh and oh-my-zsh. Up front I know that this is going to probably be a multi-step process ...

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Migrating from bash to zsh

These are my steps in migration from bash to zsh. I’m documenting these to keep the future reference for me (and possibly other readers as well). Motivation? Check out the Slideshare presentation: Why Zsh is Cooler than Your Shell Current shell to find out the current shell: ps -p $$ it’s useful during migration to make sure the new shell ...

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