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1 Modern UNIX shells — bash, KSH, ZSH — offer many control structures and operations to create complex scripts.
2 you'll most likely want to see the default prompt, you can switch shells by simply running the binary name for the shell. (sh, ash, bash, ZSH, CSH, KSH, and so forth).
3 Finally, ZSH supports a number of postfix qualifiers.
4 Another point to be aware of is the need to tell Zsh which characters form escape sequence in a prompt, otherwise it will assume they are all printable characters, and position the cursor incorrectly.
5 Zsh offers a few default colours that can be accessed with names such as red, cyan, etc.
6 Zsh has a multi-line editing mode, which is great for short shell scripts, as in this example.
7 New beta versions of Zsh, from version 3.1.6 onwards, also include a new mechanism but we won't cover that here as they are not in widespread use.
8 zsh incorporates a range of functionality designed to make the interaction between the user and shell environment easier.
9 ZSH wiki: Collaborate, discuss, and share your ZSH expertise.
10 I apologize for not having an example bash file to display, but the configuration syntax for both Zsh and bash are similar, so that should be a decent example for both.
11 Within shells supporting the Bourne syntax (bash and ZSH), you can define a function using the following syntax shown in Listing 6.
12 By default the behaviour of Zsh is very similar, but by setting a couple of options, we can make it friendlier.
13 I hope you've enjoyed this brief tour of Zsh.
14 Zsh documentation for more details of the Zsh startup process.
15 You can use Listing 18 within ZSH.
16 Zsh also provides programmable completion.
17 Please do try out the examples for yourself, to really get a feel for Zsh.
18 For instance, the command pkill -9 -u strike ZSH is the equivalent of pgrep -u strike ZSH | xargs kill -9.
19 By using the custom completion control in ZSH, you can add these subcommands to SVN as part of the completion process.
20 In ZSH, you can accomplish this by skipping the temporary files, as shown in Listing 21.
21 These commands work in bash, but similar options exist in ZSH and other shells.
22 ZWS demonstrates how capable an application — in this case, an HTTP 0.9 + server — can be even though written in just over 500 lines of well-commented ZSH (!).
23 These options alone enable you to convert the many commands that would be needed in another shell into a single command-line entry within ZSH.
24 With ZSH, the same result can be achieved on a single command line (see Listing 13).
25 The Zsh also supports a right-hand prompt, using the RPROMPT variable which supports the same syntax.
26 number of options available to you within ZSH.
27 You can redirect to multiple outputs simultaneously with ZSH (see Listing 15).
28 With completion, you can type the start of a filename: zsh$ cd bar.
29 But Zsh can do even better than that.
30 After finishing my Screen segments, I realized that it may be interesting for my readers to see what other things the bash or ZSH shells can do.