Disable welcome message in Fish Shell

· Thomas Taylor

The default welcome message in Fish can be surpressed or customized.

Disable welcome message

A frequently asked question is “How do I change the greeting message?”. It can be completed by editing the file:

1vim ~/.config/fish/

Using the g global flag, the fish_greeting variable can be set to empty.

1set -g fish_greeting

Customize welcome message

In addition to disabling, the message can be customized.

1vim ~/.config/fish/functions/
1function fish_greeting
2    echo "greetings!"


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