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 ...
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
You are now able to split your Terminal window ...
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.
The Terminal now has even better tabs! The WinUI TabView used in the ...
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 ...
A common question Windows developers have is “why doesn’t Windows have yet?”. Whether longing for a powerful pager like or wanting to use familiar commands like or , Windows developers desire easy access to these commands as part of their core workflow.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) was a huge step forward here, enabling ...
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 is finally here! Cascadia Code is the new ...
Cascadia Code is finally here! You can install it directly from the GitHub repository's releases page or automatically receive it in the next update of Windows Terminal.
Wait, what's Cascadia Code?
Cascadia Code was announced this past May at Microsoft's Build event. It is the latest monospaced font shipped from Microsoft and provides a ...
The time has come for another update to the Windows Terminal! Windows Terminal Preview v0.4 is now available in the Microsoft Store and on GitHub!
And for those interested in more detail, please review the Terminal v0.4 release notes.
Profiles.json is Now in LocalState
The file has been moved from the folder to...
Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 has been published to the Microsoft Store! If you have previously installed the Terminal from the Store, you will receive this update automatically.
If you've not yet installed Terminal from the Microsoft Store, now would be a great time because it contains some MAJOR improvements and updates!
⭐ If you are ...
There are a variety of ways to invoke the Windows Subsystem for Linux from Windows commandlines and they all behave a little differently. Let’s get to the bottom of it.
The first (and recommended!) method will start up your default distro. Additionally, it starts the distro in the current working directory where you invoke ...