Powerline for Bash

Earlybyte
Earlybyte
Feb 3, 2020 · 6 min read

TL;DR

How to configure Powerline for bash on Ubuntu and macOS to make working with git more convenient and unleash the power of instant git repository status visibility.

Git and Bash

When developing on Linux and macOS, git is almost natively integrated into the shell, working seamlessly together with the user’s SSH keys. Additionally, it gives a straightforward usage on one of the most powerful tools in terms of code version control. Even though handling git in the shell is quite convenient for users that are experienced with the…