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The Psychology of Color: Use Color to Enhance Learning 👨‍🎨

fariasmateuss profile image Mateus V. Farias ・1 min read

“Colors aren’t important.”

Oh yeah - then how do you explain traffic lights, warning signs, and rainbows? Color is important, and it’s time we pay attention to color in eLearning too.

Learning is a difficult field to understand, and there’s so much research out there discussing these issues that it’s hard to know where to begin. What’s pretty obvious though is that color plays a key role in creating an environment that fosters learning.

Using the right color, and the correct selection and placement can seriously affect feelings, attention, and behavior when learning. It’s time that we leveraged that to our advantage.

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PowerLevel10k: A Zsh theme

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Powerlevel10k is a theme for Zsh. It emphasizes speed flexibility and out-of-the-box experience.

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Ready to get started? See below.

To see what Powerlevel10k is about go to features.

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See the table of contents at the bottom.

Get Started

  1. Install the recommended font. Optional but highly recommended.
  2. Install Powerlevel10k for your plugin manager
  3. Restart Zsh.
  4. Type p10k configure if the configuration wizard doesn't start automatically.

Features

Configuration wizard

Type p10k configure to access the builtin configuration wizard right from your terminal.

Powerlevel10k Configuration Wizard

All styles except Pure are functionally equivalent. They display the same information and differ only in presentation.

Configuration wizard creates ~/.p10k.zsh based on your preferences. Additional prompt customization can be done by editing this file. It has…

LSDeluxe: The next gen ls command

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The next gen ls command

LSD (LSDeluxe)

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Description

This project is heavily inspired by the super colorls project but with some little differences. For example it is written in rust and not in ruby which makes it much faster.

Screenshot

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Installation

Prerequisites

Install the patched fonts of powerline nerd-font and/or font-awesome. Have a look at the Nerd Font README for more installation instructions. Don't forget to setup your terminal in order to use the correct font.

See this issue comment for detailed instructions on how to configure iTerm2 font settings correctly.

On Archlinux

pacman -S lsd
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On Fedora

dnf install lsd
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On Ubuntu

... and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Download the latest .deb package from the release page and install it via:

sudo dpkg -i lsd_0.20.1_amd64.deb # adapt version number and architecture
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On Gentoo

sudo emerge sys-apps/lsd
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Tilda: A Gtk based drop down terminal for Linux and Unix

GitHub logo Peltoche / lsd

The next gen ls command

LSD (LSDeluxe)

license Latest version build codecov versions

Table of Contents

Description

This project is heavily inspired by the super colorls project but with some little differences. For example it is written in rust and not in ruby which makes it much faster.

Screenshot

image

Installation

Prerequisites

Install the patched fonts of powerline nerd-font and/or font-awesome. Have a look at the Nerd Font README for more installation instructions. Don't forget to setup your terminal in order to use the correct font.

See this issue comment for detailed instructions on how to configure iTerm2 font settings correctly.

On Archlinux

pacman -S lsd
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On Fedora

dnf install lsd
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On Ubuntu

... and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Download the latest .deb package from the release page and install it via:

sudo dpkg -i lsd_0.20.1_amd64.deb # adapt version number and architecture
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On Gentoo

sudo emerge sys-apps/lsd
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(Ebuild maintained by Georgy…

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I totally agree how color is important. I just use Manjaro+gnome+plain bash