Make the terminal better with fish shell plug-ins

September 27, 2022

Yesterday I discovered two helpful plug-ins for fish shell:

  • fzf is an enhanced fuzzy search tool
  • tide is a more useful terminal prompt you can customize.

Why customize your terminal?

The user experience of existing terminal applications requires lots of looking up commands or discovering information. fzf reduces the work required to find file paths and other information when you are typing terminal commands. tide makes sure the status of your terminal environment is visible to you, reducing confusion and errors in your work.

fish shell? I use bash/zsh

fish shell includes a lot of the features that you can install with zsh by default. It also has great documentation and is easier to use.

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