Homebrew + VSC Powerline Quick 2021 Note

Tags: vscode 2021-04-23 12:17:31


Had a hell of a time figuring this out so here is the link trail.

I use these to essentially show where in my filesystem I am, and if there is a git repo, what branch I am living in/commit status...stuff of that sort.

First the main software:

A new terminal (iTerm2), Homebrew on Mac M1 chipset - a way to install FOSS software, and Powerline - a helpful terminal theme so to speak, and finally some git tools

https://iterm2.com/

https://brew.sh/

https://github.com/jaspernbrouwer/powerline-gitstatus

Issues and install workarounds

https://github.com/Homebrew/brew/issues/10191

https://powerline.readthedocs.io/en/master/usage/shell-prompts.html#bash-prompt

https://gist.github.com/DukeNgn/9312a65e1535b3b1bffd9fed2c892079

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29957456/change-default-terminal-app-in-visual-studio-code-on-mac

https://coderwall.com/p/h6yfda/use-and-to-jump-forwards-backwards-words-in-iterm-2-on-os-x

Tags:vscode 2021-04-23 12:17:31