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·Jan 31, 2023·
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I usually use kitty as my terminal. It's pretty customizable and has built-in tabs/splits and layouts, which are very easy to use with the default key bindings. After watching 2023 Top 5 CLI Tools You Need to Know! I decided to give zellij a try.
I went down
cargo - lane so that I can use cargo-update to update all my tools installed via
cargo install zellij
zellij on shell creation, I added
# zellij if [[ -x "$(command -v zellij)" ]]; # works, because I have ~/.cargo/bin in my path then eval "$(zellij setup --generate-auto-start zsh)" fi
To setup the config file, I used
mkdir ~/.config/zellij zellij setup --dump-config > ~/.config/zellij/config.kdl
To get rid of the outside frame, I set
Because the pane / split - feature was the only reason to use
kitty for me, I switched from
kitty to alacritty as my new terminal.
I think I will do an
alacritty - related post in the near future.