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fish shell

The friendly interactive shell.

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  • Day 5 - More or less...
    We're using bash as our terminal shell for now (it is standard in many distros) but it is not the only one out there. If you want to test out zsh, fish or oh-my-zsh, you will see that there are a few differences and the features are usually the main differentiator. Try that, poke around. Source: 6 months ago
  • Devuan Upgrade: 4 to 5 Daedalus
    Before actual update, confirm your shell is independent on python. It is important when you use fish:. - Source: / 10 months ago
  • fish-shell: the user-friendly command-line shell
    > As for why I don't think that's their goal, just look at not one of the listed features requires them to drop POSIX compatibility entirely. “Sensible scripting” is right there. - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Antonmedv/walk: Terminal file manager
    This is the default behaviour of fish[1], by the way! [1]: - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Is there any way to make fonts "thicker"?
    Last suggestion? Give fish a go. Its amazing. Source: 11 months ago
  • I made a small program that makes it easier to run commands inside containers
    On the topic of alternatives I use and have the Docker Completions installed. Source: 12 months ago
  • List of apps I use every day - Version 2023
    Fish: A very fast shell with various customization options to streamline daily commands. I discovered it through this post by @caarlos0, where he provides more details about performance and the differences between fish and zsh. Additionally, I use some CLI utilities like delta, exa, and ripgrep. Here's my dotfiles for fish. - Source: / 12 months ago
  • Integrating Python's Virtualenv with Fish shell Without Overcomplicated Frameworks
    Despite these attractive attributes, many developers I've come across don't prefer Fish shell, primarily due to integration gaps with tools like Python's virtualenv. So, in this article, I'm offering a simple solution for automatic virtualenv activation for Fish shell, steering clear of resource-intensive frameworks like oh-my-fish that often slow down the shell. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Everything I Installed on My New Mac
    Since writing my wsl workflow post, I've switched from zsh to fish. It's a more modern shell that comes with autosuggestions, syntax highlighting and a lot more out of the box. It even has web-based configuration which makes it super easy to customize and preview your changes. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Top Productivity CLI Tools I Use on Linux
    Fish is a acronyn for friendly interactive shell. It is a smart and user friendly shell for Unix-like operating systems like Linux. There are a lot of features that make it stand out from other shells like bash. It has a lot of features like autosuggestions, syntax highlighting, tab completions and a lot more. You can read more about it in the documentation. I have been using it for a while now and I it configured... - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Good luck debugging this
    This is a weird way to say you want to sleep with the fishes. Source: about 1 year ago
  • WIP : Mostly Adequate Guide for CSE Students
    | Terminal, Shell etc.\* | 1. Be comfortable with shells like bash, fish etc. 2. Create aliases, time saving new commands, customizations ... Source: about 1 year ago
  • Improving the terminal
    The shell is the interface we interact with when we open a terminal session. The default shell for most Linux distributions and macOS was the good old bash for decades, but some competitors have gained prominence in recent years. The most relevant is zsh, now the default for macOS and many Linux distros. I used zsh for a while, but discovered fish in a tweet by Carlos Becker, tried it, and didn't come back back.... - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • My 2023 Terminal, Shell and Command-Line Toolbox
    Mine is similar but I use fish and can’t go back. I didn’t really like starship. Source: about 1 year ago
  • MoreWaita v44 icon theme is out, now supporting 160 apps, 60 mimetypes, and 10 extra folders. Mimetypes and folders have been updated to match upstream Adwaita v44 designs, legacy folders are still supported for those on older versions of GNOME. Many new app icons coming in the next point releases.
    I have a fish shell function that does this:. Source: about 1 year ago
  • What kind of applications are missing from the Linux ecosystem?
    You can get autocomplete by typing the first few letters of a command using Fish. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Do you prefer using Bash for scripting and Zsh for interactive shells?
    Honestly, the best interactive experience I've ever had is with the fish shell (link). If I had to write a script, Python is pretty readily available on most systems. Source: about 1 year ago
  • RC: A New Shell for Unix
    Some of the syntax improvements remind me of fish[1] [1]: - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • I do use Linux, how could you tell.
    Many people still use CLI though, because it is faster/easier after you know how to use it. Fish is also much more user-friendly than command prompt on windows. Source: about 1 year ago
  • So you've installed `fzf`. Now what?
    Each of the "enhanced" versions has a fuzzy-searchable list and preview. Here's the code (they're written as fish scripts): Source: about 1 year ago
  • My favorite bash shortcuts in 2023
    I use fishshell, and its Oh my fish framework as my command line shell. Over the years, I have gathered many useful functions and shortcuts. Here are my favorites. - Source: / over 1 year ago

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