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11 Responses

  1. Gerardo Diez says:

    The point 8, check status of last run, is supposed that is an special feature of Fish? Because in bash is so simple as “echo $?”. It’s great that there are more tools, but I think that is more important to learn to use they.

    • Ravi Saive says:


      No I don’t think so it’s special features of Fish, but I can say every tool has different way of achieving same results…

  2. Jakub Vaněk says:

    $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fish-shell/nightly-master
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install python-software-properties
    $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fish-shell/nightly-master
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install fish

    What? You don’t need python software properties at all and don’t need add the ppa twice. This one-liner is enough:
    sudo sh -c ‘add-apt-repository ppa:fish-shell/nightly-master && apt-get update && apt-get install fish’

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Thanks for your finding, yes we don’t need Python properties and also no need of adding twice PPA as shown in the article. As per you findings, we’ve updated the article..

  3. Derek says:

    Don’t forget to check Oh My Fish framework for a lot of nice plugins and prompt themes for Fish Shell:

    • Ravi Saive says:


      Thanks for sharing the tool with us, we will definitely have a look and if possible will add a small description about this tool in this article..

      Also is there any difference between Fish and Oh My Fish? could you elaborate more on this? if it’s difference than each other, better could you provide a article on this so that we can publish it under your name on TecMint..

  4. Aaron Kili K says:

    Thanx for the article and am already liking this Fish

  5. Ignacio says:


    Thanks for this great article.

    Pleas check the spelling.

    “If you does this” should say “If you do this”.


  6. Virneto says:

    That would be dnf install on Fedora 22.

    I’ve already installed it. Sweet!!
    Thanks for this nice post!!

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