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bash-it (8) Versions 0.1.1

Installs/Configures bash-it

cookbook 'bash-it', '= 0.1.1'
cookbook 'bash-it', '= 0.1.1', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install bash-it
knife cookbook site download bash-it

bash-it Build Status

Installs Bash it which is an easy way to make your bash shell awesome

Bash it Booby Theme (Dark)


  • apt cookbook
  • yum cookbook
  • git cookbook


The node['bash-it']['instance_default'] attributes are parsed out as defaults for the bash_it_instance resource

The node['bash-it']['repository'] and node['bash-it']['revision'] attributes are used to specify the git repo and revision to clone down bash-it from. It defaults to the official bash-it repo

The node['bash-it']['users'] attribute is an array of usernames that should have bash-it installed accoring to the instance defaults. FYI: I will probably deprecate this in the future

See attributes/default.rb for more details



  • Apt & Yum Recipes
  • Install Git
  • Configure Bash it for users specified in node['bash-it']['users']

This recipe is not nessesary so long as git is installed before using the bash_it_instance LWRP


This recipe will install a global version of bash-it for all users on the system. I don't like this approach personally because it is not flexible and a shell should be configurable to a user's own preferances when possible

In any event, to use this recipe you just need to include bash-it::global

Note: You might need the bash-it::default recipe to install dependencies as well

This recipe will use the node['bash-it']['instance_default'] keys to determine plugins, aliases, ect.



To install Bash it for a user you simply put bash_it_instance <username> in your recipe. This is best placed in your users cookbook if you have one.

Default attributes for the bash_it_instance are stored as node attributes in the node['bash-it']['instance_default'] hash so that you can easily override the defaults


# Install Bash it for eddie's user

bash_it_instance 'edhurtig'

# Install Bash it for the root user

bash_it_instance 'root' do
  home '/root'

# Instance with a different theme

bash_it_instance 'edhurtig' do
  theme 'candy'

# the full set of options

bash_it_instance 'edhurtig' do
    home '/home/edhurtig-custom' # A custom home dir
    theme 'dulice' # Any Bash it theme
    git '' # Custom Git Server
    scm_check true # Whether to check for SCM continuously
    plugins %w( base history ruby  ) # An array of plugins that should be active
    aliases %w( git rails tmux ) # An array of aliases that should be active
    completions %w( git ssh tmux test-kitchen ) # An array of completions that should be active


Include this recipe in a wrapper cookbook:

depends 'bash-it', '~> 1.0'
# Install bash it globally using the node['bash-it']['instance_default'] attributes
include_recipe 'bash-it::global'

# Install an instance of bash-it for a specific user using the defaults
bash_it_instance 'edhurtig'


See the Issues


  1. Fork the repository on Github
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
  3. Write your change
  4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
  5. Run the tests with kitchen test, ensuring they all pass
  6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

License and Authors

Author:: Eddie Hurtig (

Dependent cookbooks

yum >= 0.0.0
apt >= 0.0.0
git >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

Change Log for bash-it

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file. This project adheres to Semantic Versioning.



[0.1.1] - 2015-06-15


  • Fixed Issue #3 where items that were previously enabled were not being disabled

0.1.0 - 2015-06-15


  • Global bash-it installation support
  • CentOS Platform to TK
  • integration to repo



0.0.2 - 2015-06-09


  • templates_cookbook attribute to bash_it_instance LWRP for wrapper cookbooks


  • Fixed Issue #1 where a stateful bug caused convergence failures


0.0.1 - 2015-06-06


  • Initial Release w/ bash_it_instance LWRP

Foodcritic Metric

0.1.1 failed this metric

FC031: Cookbook without metadata file: /tmp/cook/b2e287469a2cd8c8025bf0e2/bash-it/metadata.rb:1
FC045: Consider setting cookbook name in metadata: /tmp/cook/b2e287469a2cd8c8025bf0e2/bash-it/metadata.rb:1