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The minimal, blazing-fast, and infinitely customizable prompt for any shell! ☄🌌️

90 releases (47 breaking)

0.48.0 Jan 2, 2021
0.47.0 Nov 15, 2020
0.46.2 Oct 14, 2020
0.44.0 Jul 6, 2020
0.4.0 Jul 29, 2019

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Starship – Cross-shell prompt

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Starship with iTerm2 and the Snazzy theme

The minimal, blazing-fast, and infinitely customizable prompt for any shell!

  • Fast: it's fast – really really fast! 🚀
  • Customizable: configure every aspect of your prompt.
  • Universal: works on any shell, on any operating system.
  • Intelligent: shows relevant information at a glance.
  • Feature rich: support for all your favorite tools.
  • Easy: quick to install – start using it in minutes.

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🚀 Installation


Getting Started

  1. Install the starship binary:

    Install Latest Version

    From prebuilt binary, with Shell:
    curl -fsSL https://starship.rs/install.sh | bash
    From source on crates.io:
    cargo install starship

    Install via Package Manager

    With Homebrew:
    brew install starship
    With Scoop:
    scoop install starship
  2. Add the init script to your shell's config file:


    Add the following to the end of ~/.bashrc:

    # ~/.bashrc
    eval "$(starship init bash)"


    Add the following to the end of ~/.config/fish/config.fish:

    # ~/.config/fish/config.fish
    starship init fish | source


    Add the following to the end of ~/.zshrc:

    # ~/.zshrc
    eval "$(starship init zsh)"


    Add the following to the end of Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1. You can check the location of this file by querying the $PROFILE variable in PowerShell. Typically the path is ~\Documents\PowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 or ~/.config/powershell/Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 on -Nix.

    Invoke-Expression (&starship init powershell)


    Add the following to the end of ~/.config/ion/initrc:

    # ~/.config/ion/initrc
    eval $(starship init ion)

🤝 Contributing

We are always looking for contributors of all skill levels! If you're looking to ease your way into the project, try out a good first issue.

If you are fluent in a non-English language, we greatly appreciate any help keeping our docs translated and up-to-date in other languages. If you would like to help, translations can be contributed on the Starship Crowdin.

If you are interested in helping contribute to starship, please take a look at our Contributing Guide. Also, feel free to drop into our Discord server and say hi. 👋

Code Contributors

This project exists thanks to all the people who contribute. [Contribute].

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💭 Inspired By

Please check out these previous works that helped inspire the creation of starship. 🙏

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📝 License

Copyright © 2019-present, Starship Contributors.
This project is ISC licensed.


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