Git Bash – what is it? And a few useful tips

It’s such a strange name…. before you read any further, I’m presuming that you know what git is. So you know what the ‘git’ bit of the name stands for, but how about ‘bash’? Bash is an acronym for Bourne Again Shell. Huh? What’s a shell?! A shell is a terminal application that enables you to run … Read more

Git bash how to change (default) directory

Do you want to know how to change directory (folder) in Git Bash? In this post I’ll explain how to do just that, along with the answer to the more specific question of how to change the default home directory in git bash. Additionally I’ll cover which git bash command to use to list all … Read more

How to change the display name in Git bash

I share screen shots quite a lot in my blog posts and got fed up of needing to blur the user name information from my Git bash terminal screenshots. So I edited the shell prompt text in order to customise Git bash. Here are the steps you need to take in order to edit the … Read more