In this video, learn about environment variables and options. A shell is more than just a place where you type commands and it offers useful features if you know where to look.
- [Instructor] A shell is a space … where we can interact with the system using text commands. … But a shell is a lot more … than just a little box where we type. … It's easy to forget that a shell is a program of its own. … That program itself has some information and settings … that it's important to know about. … So before we dive in and start using Z shell … for regular daily activities, … I want to spend some time talking about features … that help improve and extend the shell, … and which otherwise let you configure the functionality … and the experience of using the shell. … Within the shell, … there are a set of variables called environment variables … that provide various pieces of information … for the shell and for programs running within it. … There are a few standard environment variables … and you can add others as needed. … We can take a look … at the current environment variables with ENV. … Here's the shell variable for example, … and there's some other information … about the current session. …
- Using Zsh as your primary shell
- Functions in Zsh
- Navigating your file system with Zsh
- Finding files and commands
- Autocompletion in Zsh
- Recalling and using previous commands
- Writing scripts using Zsh
- Configuring Zsh
- Customizing the prompt
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Zsh Foundations
2. Using Zsh
3. Customizing Zsh
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