Using pygmentize on Ubuntu view code files

On the terminal, viewing code with colour might improve productivity. You can use pygmentize to view code in colour. Install pygmentize using below commands.

$ sudo apt install python3-pip
$ pip3 install Pygments

You can use view code using:

$ pygmentize -g /etc/profile.d/gawk.sh

If you add an alias like below you will be able to use pygmentize as a short command to your .bashrc or .zshrc.

alias ccat='pygmentize -g '

pygmentize in action

· terminal, Ubuntu, cli