You will likely want to set it up to startup whenever you start Windows. Does this only work in the simple case? I was actually just in the middle of doing some powershell work with git. Set the default shell to PowerShell. In the next section we will add alias so we can use l and ls as shortcuts to the cmdlet above. Took me no effort to do this, but suddenly using Git just got that much smoother for me. More importantly though, Posh-Git adds tab expansions for Git commands as well as your branches! I was able to make some progress by calling the shell1.
My terminal example above is using the Dracula theme. Upgrading to PowerShell v5 is preferable since it comes with PowerShellGet. This post is designed for beginners that are just getting their feet wet with git but hopefully others can use it as a resource if they are coming from a different environment and are confused by the Windows way of doing things. Please reload your profile for the changes to take effect:. Note: There is also a. This is helpful for avoiding a passphrase prompt every time you execute a Git command that touches the remote repo.
You could also manage your GitHub repositories using this process without ever having to install GitHub Desktop. As you can see above, showing the current branch is neat. Installing Components Installing Git If you already have git installed, you can skip this part. Easiest way to open te Powershell if there is no shortcut especially in Windows 8 is Win+r and type powershell to prompt. To clone the repository do:. Posh-Git If you do any work with Git on Windows, you owe it to yourself to check out.
I previously covered this topic in. My last post covered how to. Enter the command git --version. This will download the installer for the latest release, and that will install 64-bit software. Prior to installing these module, run the followings: Install-Module -Name 'oh-my-posh ' If PowerShell complains that you cannot do this, the most likely problem is that you do not have PowerShell v5 and PowerShellGet is not installed correctly.
First step — Download and install the git port for Windows. The goal of this post is to work through these steps as best I can to get users up and running as quickly as possible and as easily as possible, reducing the amount of confusion and fumbling around with settings. Execute the following command in the shell to install the provider: Install-PackageProvider NuGet -MinimumVersion '2. The customized font has a different name, so you can install it side by side with the regular version of the font. Unfortunately, despite the improvements in Windows 10, the PowerShell window is still very basic.
Set-ExecutionPolicy -ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -Force PowerShell might complain. Set PowerShell as the default shell Who uses cmd anymore? Enable Quake mode This is a cool one, it makes ConEmu slide down from the top of your screen like the Quake terminal used to. A comprehensive list can be The theme used in the screenshots is That's it You should have a working, beautiful terminal right here in Windows. Keep the default options during installation unless you know what you are doing. Also, yours might be located in a different directory than mine since I installed Cmder manually previously. Cmder Customization Powerline Font Setup Open up Cmder Settings dialog Win+Alt+P when Cmder window is active and ensure that one of the Powerline fonts is used for both Main console font and Alternative font as shown below. I like the prompt that Joon Ro created over at.
If you are looking for customization of the Ubuntu bash shell, check out by Scott Hanselman. Last updated 22 Aug 2016. I have used Mercurial ever since, but would like to try Git. Installing NuGet Provider The modules we need require the NuGet Provider for PowerShell to be installed. Path -Parent Join-Path src 'posh-git. Probably even easier way to install and configure git on Windows, but I like to complicate things. You will need this location later when we customize the ConEmu Theme.
To change that selected task contents, you can do it from the Tasks tab like the figure below. The archive will contain the fonts. By using PowerShell, Hyper and other tools, we can finally get some of the swag of the Linux console into Windows. To install Get-ChildItemColor, simply run the following in PowerShell. This article hopefully will combine those bits and pieces into a more coherent end-to-end story.
If you just want to get up and running or are lazy, you can leave all of the defaults when you run through the installation wizard. Notice that my PowerShell prompt includes the current branch name as well as information about the current status of my index. Fire up a PowerShell window with admin rights Run as Admin. Layout Tab The Powershell by default is very small, at least to me, maximize is totally unusable, there is no full screen! Once the package has downloaded, click through the installation options. Generate the key and put into the your user profile. So how do you get it? Download the latest and install it with just clicking next few times. And when I 'Start ssh-agent' a cmd prompt flashes but nothing really changes.