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Introduction

Zsh is a shell for Un*x systems that has been around since 1990 and is more sophisticated and configurable than most shells out there. There are lots of features, such as:

  • Context-based completion of many functions (like remote filename completion in ssh, makefile targets, configure scripts, and much more), which is highly configurable.
  • A powerful programming language with complex pattern matching mechanism (a pattern like **/*(^/) matches all (non-hidden) files in all subdirectories, but not directories themselves)
  • Lots of CLI (Command Line Interface) options and bindkeys
  • Loadable module support for adding builtin commands

Zsh has a very good User Guide. This wiki doesn't aim to take its place, but to provide an accessible outline of all the features of Zsh (with some nifty specifics!), provide examples of use, and foster a Zsh community.

The Wiki

Available documentation

Installation

Configuration

ZLE (Zsh Line Editor)

Options

Builtins

Scripting

Help for converts

Examples

Zolutions

Software, that solves problems written in zsh.

Discussion

Room for discussion. Please put dialog-like discussions here.

 
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