In the video, I will show you how to create a Mario themes shell. You will learn how to set a custom color scheme, you will learn about two plug-ins that will give you better GIT integration and you will learn several productivity tricks to make you more efficient using the terminal.
If you just want quick access to my terminal, settings, you can see it here:
First, in order to create a similar set-up on your desktop, you will need to have Windows Terminal installed.
Tweak Terminal Settings
You can set the start directory using this command in the settings:
You can also remove that annoying text that pops-up whenever you start a new terminal session by adding the
--No-Logo flag to the PowerShell opening command:
Improved GIT Integration
If you encounter an error you may need to run this script to give your shell elevated permissions:
posh-git will not do anything on its own. To load the plug-ins when the terminal starts you will need to enable them on terminal start-up. This can be done by updating your PowerShell profile. This can be done like this:
This will give you the location of the profile file on your PC, you can open it like this (assuming VS -:
After installing oh-my-posh you will notice some visual issues with some of the themes. These visual issues occur due to missing Glyph errors. To fix the error you will need to install a new font. This can be done here:
Custom Images and Icons
Lastly, you can apply a background image and define a custom icon to be used with your shell, this can be done using this setting: