Oh My Zsh + PowerLevel10k = 😎 terminal


Setup zsh

brew install zsh
sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/master/tools/install.sh)"


  • Install Powerlevel10k using the following command
# gh cli
gh repo clone romkatv/powerlevel10k $ZSH_CUSTOM/themes/powerlevel10k
# git
git clone https://github.com/romkatv/powerlevel10k.git $ZSH_CUSTOM/themes/powerlevel10k
  • Make sure your terminal font is FiraCode NF.

Cheat-sheet for Windows

"guid": "{YOUR_UNIX_GUID}",
"hidden": false,
"name": "Ubuntu",
"source": "Windows.Terminal.Wsl",
"fontFace": "FiraCode NF",
"snapOnInput": true,
"useAcrylic": true

p10k configure

p10k configure

Clone plugins

  • zsh-syntax-highlighting — It enables highlighting of commands whilst they are typed at a zsh prompt into an interactive terminal. This helps in reviewing commands before running them, particularly in catching syntax errors.
# gh cli
gh repo clone zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-syntax-highlighting
# git
git clone https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-syntax-highlighting.git ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-syntax-highlighting
  • zsh-autosuggestions — It suggests commands as you type based on history and completions.
# gh cli
gh repo clone zsh-users/zsh-autosuggestions ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions
# git
git clone https://github.com/zsh-users/zsh-autosuggestions ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-~/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions

ls tools

  • colorls: A Ruby script that colorizes the ls output with color and icons
  • exa: is a modern replacement for ls


sudo gem install colorls

warn 🙃

maybe you’ll get some gem errors, you should fix it

sudo apt install ruby-full


brew install exa
plugins=( git zsh-syntax-highlighting zsh-autosuggestions )
if [ -x "$(command -v colorls)" ]; then
alias ls="colorls"
alias la="colorls -al"
if [ -x "$(command -v exa)" ]; then
alias ls="exa"
alias la="exa --long --all --group"
source ~/.zshrc

Finally it should be like this 👇




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