Install oh-my-zsh system-wide
In this short guide, I will teach you how to easily install oh-my-zsh for an entire system.
You need to have the dependencies for oh-my-zsh installed in your system. Those are:
- chsh (optional)
2. Install oh-my-zsh as root as usual
You can follow the instructions in their website. It's important that you do it as root, not with sudo.
3. Copy the installation folder to a location available for all users
I chose to use
/opt/etc, so my command would be:
4. Modify the ZSH variable in the .zshrc file of root
Modify the document so it has this line:
5. Clean up
You can now remove the directory
6. Optional - Create a template of the .zshrc file for other users
You can get the template of the .zshrc file in
/opt/etc/oh-my-zsh/templates/zshrc.zsh-template. Copy it to another location (to avoid being overwritten when updating) and modify the lines that sets the location of the oh-my-zsh directory, and disable auto-updates, like so: