Oh my zsh.

01 April 2023

Install ZSH.

sudo apt install zsh-autosuggestions zsh-syntax-highlighting zsh

Install Oh my ZSH.

sh -c "$(curl -fsSL"

Install plugins.

autosuggesions plugin

git clone $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/zsh-autosuggestions

zsh-syntax-highlighting plugin

git clone $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/zsh-syntax-highlighting

zsh-fast-syntax-highlighting plugin

git clone ${ZSH_CUSTOM:-$HOME/.oh-my-zsh/custom}/plugins/fast-syntax-highlighting

zsh-autocomplete plugin

git clone --depth 1 -- $ZSH_CUSTOM/plugins/zsh-autocomplete

Enable plugins by adding them to .zshrc.

  • Open .zshrc
vim ~/.zshrc
  • Find the line which says
  • Replace that line with
plugins=(git zsh-autosuggestions zsh-syntax-highlighting fast-syntax-highlighting zsh-autocomplete)

Honukai theme and colors for Oh My ZSH and iTerm



The theme is based on the wonderfully made ys theme from the official oh-my-zsh repo.

Drop honukai.zsh-theme into the


directory (simply create the themesdirectory if it does not exist)

Change the theme variable name to ZSH_THEME="honukai" in ~/.zshrc

Reload ZSH with source ~/.zshrc


Open Preferences pane on the Profiles tab in iTerm

Switch to the Colors tab and import the honukai.itermcolors (drop-down in the lower right corner)

NOTE: You'll need at least iTerm3.4.19 (aka 3.4)

Extra eye-candy

There's a bunch of settings you might want to change in your profile in order to get the extra eye-candy.

Text tab:


  • Set to Vertical


Text Rendering

  • Disable Draw bold in bold font
  • Disable Draw bold in bright colors
  • Enable Draw anti-aliased text with thin strokes

Window tab

Window appearance

  • Transparency to 10-15%
  • Blur to 40-50%