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Q&A Show a timestamp on the right side of prompt when executing a command in ZSH

How to configure ZSH shell to print a timestamp on the right hand side of the prompt line when executing a command? I don't want to display the time prior to executing a command. Here's about how ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by Iizuki‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Iizuki‭

Question zsh
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Q&A How to list the first x files in each directory

MWE With the following tree: l1 └── l2 ├── d0 │   ├── f0 │   ├── f1 │   ├── f2 │   ├── f3 │   ├── f4 │   └── f5 ├── d1 │   ├── f0 │   ├── f1 ...

3 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

Question bash zsh ls find cp
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Q&A Vim key bindings not working in terminal python interpreter

MWE To reproduce: Add bindkey -v to your ~/.zshrc. Invoke python interpreter: python. Type something into the prompt without hitting ENTER: this = "this" + "that". Press ESC and try any vim ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by mcp‭

Question zsh python
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Q&A Treat underscores as word boundaries in terminal using vim mode

Question How do you specify underscores as Vim word boundaries when using vim mode in either bash or zsh? MWE w on this_word should place the cursor on the underscore. A second w should place th...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by r~~‭

Question bash zsh vim
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Q&A Copy to clipboard from terminal with Vim bindings

Question How do I copy to clipboard from terminal with yy, assuming it's configured to use Vim bindings? I am using zsh with bindkey -v. MWE Enter something on the commandline (without pressi...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How to get number of files in directory

How do you find out the number of files in a directory from the command line?

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by AdminBee‭

Question bash zsh ls
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Q&A Simplest way to change cursor to indicate vim mode

Question What is the simplest way to change the cursor to indicate vim mode when using zsh? Notes I want it to show as a vertical line in insert mode and a block in normal mode. This is the cur...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by GoldenGold‭

Question zsh vim terminal cursor
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Q&A Running `bashcompinit` in zsh to enable use of bash completion specifications gives "command not found"

I'd like to use the answers in this post while using zsh: compgen -c # will list all the commands you could run. compgen -a # will list all the aliases you could run. compgen -b # will list a...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by mcp‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Canina‭

Question zsh
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Q&A How to make vi-mode bindings in terminal copy to clipboard

If I want to yank my last command I can UP yy, but this does not copy to the system clipboard. How do I configure my terminal to copy to the system clipboard so I can paste into other programs? ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by mcp‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by deleted user

Question bash zsh vi-mode
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Q&A A shell script that can run under different shells

I have a shell script with a syntax compatible to both bash and zsh, except for a section that has zsh specific syntax that throws syntax errors if sourced from bash. Is there an easy way to escap...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by 4015.alt‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by mjy‭