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Did you (finally) migrate from Windows to Mac and the only thing you miss is the lovely Git Bash?You have no idea what the Git Bash is (or Windows for that matters) and yet you really want to improve your Git experience on Mac?

Here it comes the Git Bash for Mac: a nice Terminal customisation that always shows you the branch you are on, powered by a tab-based autocompletion for all of Git’s subcommands, command-line parameters, and remotes and ref names.

May 06, 2018  However, because Visual Studio for Mac has Version control system integration, you can use Subversion and Git without leaving the IDE. Subversion is a centralized version control system, which means that there is a single server that contains all files and revisions from which users can check out any version of any file.

Install

Follow these steps:

  1. from the Terminal, run
  1. open Terminal -> Preferences -> Profiles and select the Pro theme;
  2. restart the Terminal and enjoy!

Uninstall

Follow these steps:

  1. from the Terminal, run
  1. open Terminal -> Preferences -> Profiles and select the theme you used to have;
  2. restart the Terminal and (un)enjoy!

Customize

Git for mac command line

You don't like the colors of your new prompt? Open ~/.git-bash-for-mac.sh and start messing up with it!

In addition, by simply exporting a couple of variables in ~/.git-bash-for-mac.sh you can make you prompt even more informative:

Git For Mac High Sierra

  • if you set export GIT_PS1_SHOWDIRTYSTATE=1, unstaged (*) and staged (+) changes will be shown next to the branch name;
  • if you set export GIT_PS1_SHOWSTASHSTATE=1 and something is stashed then a '$' will be shown next to the branch name;
  • if you set export GIT_PS1_SHOWUNTRACKEDFILES=1 and there are untracked files then a '%' will be shown next to the branch name.
Latest version of git for mac

Git For Windows 10

More info and options can be found here.

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