Install latest/edge of starship

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install starship --edge

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starship is only available on the unstable edge channel. It could break and change often.

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The minimal, blazing-fast, and infinitely customizable prompt for any shell!

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Starship is the minimal, blazing fast, and extremely customizable prompt for any shell! The prompt shows information you need while you're working, while staying sleek and out of the way.


A Powerline font installed and enabled in your terminal (for example, try Fira Code).

Getting Started

Add the init script to your shell's config file:


Add the following to the end of ~/.bashrc:

eval "$(starship init bash)"


Add the following to the end of ~/.config/fish/

starship init fish | source


Add the following to the end of ~/.zshrc:

eval "$(starship init zsh)"


Add the following to the end of ~\Documents\PowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 (or ~/.config/powershell/Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 on -Nix):

Invoke-Expression (&starship init powershell)

Details for starship

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Last updated
  • 27 April 2023 - latest/edge



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