I made a bad choice when configuring Zsh the first time around, so now I would like to run the configuration wizard (the thing that runs the first time you log in) again. How do I do this?


The wizard is provided by the function zsh-newuser-install.

To run it again, make a backup of your .zshrc (because there's a small risk that zsh-newuser-install will mess up your manual configuration), then run

autoload -U zsh-newuser-install
zsh-newuser-install -f
  • // , I have tested this out on CEntOS 7.1, and it does, in fact, work. Aug 26 '15 at 17:45
  • It works on macOS Sierra as well. (zsh version 5.2)
    – Victor
    Jun 10 '17 at 18:53

autoload -Uz zsh-newuser-install; zsh-newuser-install -f The wizard is just a function that you can call at any time.

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