Discover and Install Oh My Bash!
Make your Terminal more attractive to increase and improve your desire to always use it.
Oh-My-Bash is a styling set for your terminal and open source to manage your settings in BASH. It comes with a ton of useful functions, help, plugins, themes and more! If you’ve heard about Oh-My-Zsh before, this project is a fork of it, but in Bourne Again Shell.
If you don’t have cURL installed, use your distribution’s package manager, eg sudo emerge curl # For Gentoo and similar
- Via cURL:
- Via wget:
Below is the output of the command when you install:
Note that during installation, it may ask if you want to check for updates, in which case you press Y to accept, or N to not update.
It automatically modifies its PS1 variable with its default theme and enters the default Oh-My-Bash directory. I advise you to leave the terminal and reopen to see if everything is right.
Changing the theme
There are several themes available for Oh-my-bash, to see the complete list use the link:
Or in the directory:
To change to the theme you want, it works like this. Assuming you want to change to the font theme (this is the name of the theme). Open the
~/.bashrc file, look for the line that starts with the word:
OSH_THEME, usually in the sixth line and change to the name you want.