Windows Command Line

Windows Terminal, Console and Command-Line, Windows Subsystem for Linux, WSL

Windows Terminal Preview v0.9 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.9 Release
The v0.9 release of the Windows Terminal has arrived! This is the last version of the Terminal that will include new features before the v1 release. You can download the Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's dive into what's new! Command Line Arguments The wt execution alias now supports command li
Windows Terminal Preview v0.8 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.8 Release
The release of the Windows Terminal preview v0.8 has arrived! You can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Let's jump into what's new! Search Search functionality has been added to the Terminal! The default key binding to invoke the search dropdown is {"command": "find", "keys": ["ctrl+shift+f"]}.
Happy Holidays from the Windows Terminal Team!
Happy Holidays from the Windows Terminal Team!
What a crazy year 2019 has been for the Windows command line! Let's take a look at everything that has happened and where we're going from here. Announcement at Microsoft Build On May 6th of this year, the Windows Terminal was announced at the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, WA. Here's all of the content that came with our announcem
Windows Terminal Preview v0.7 Release
Windows Terminal Preview v0.7 Release
Another release is out for the Windows Terminal preview! This release is labeled as v0.7 in the About section of the Terminal. As always, you can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store and from the GitHub releases page. Here's what's new in this release: Windows Terminal Updates Panes You are now able to split your Terminal window i
Memory Reclaim in the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2
Memory Reclaim in the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2
We’ve added a new Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) feature in Windows Insider Preview Build 19013: Memory Reclamation for WSL 2! Previously, when the memory needs of the WSL2 Virtual Machine (VM) would grow, either from your workflow or by the Linux kernel, the overall memory allocated to the VM would also grow by allocating more memory fro
Windows Terminal Preview 1910 Release
Windows Terminal Preview 1910 Release
Another update to the Windows Terminal has just been released! As always, you can download the Terminal from the Microsoft Store, the Microsoft Store for Business, and GitHub. 👉 Note: In the About popup within the Terminal, this version will appear as v0.6. Updated UI The Terminal now has even better tabs! The WinUI TabView used in the T
Sharing SSH keys between Windows and WSL 2
Sharing SSH keys between Windows and WSL 2
I recently wrote an article for Smashing Magazine that covers how I set up my personal development environment to use the Windows Subsystem for Linux version 2 (WSL 2). One of the things that I cover in that article is how to get SSH setup in WSL with Github. I mention in that section that you can share SSH keys between Windows and WSL, but I
Cascadia Code 1910.04
Cascadia Code 1910.04
Cascadia Code has received a major update with some new characters! You can download the latest version of the font from the GitHub releases page and it is also shipped in the latest update of the Windows Terminal. 👉 Note: The Terminal will use its shipped version over the separately installed version from GitHub, however it will use font
Windows Terminal Preview 1909
Windows Terminal Preview 1909
Welcome back to another release of the Windows Terminal! We have switched to the Windows version syntax, so this is the September 2019 release (1909). As always, you can download the latest release of the Terminal from the Microsoft Store or from the GitHub releases page. Cascadia Code Cascadia Code is finally here! Cascadia Code is the new