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I love PowerShell. Its object-oriented nature is welcome relief from the endless string parsing of bash.
Good news! PowerShell Core installs on Windows, OS X, and Linux. I made it my default in Terminal on OS X. Here’s how.
I tested this on OS X Catalina (10.15) with PowerShell Core 7.
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First, install from Homebrew like the docs say:
Then open Terminal, select Terminal > Preferences in the menu, and set shells to open with
Now quit and re-open Terminal. Boom! 💥 You’re standardized on PowerShell.
If you’re like me, though, you also need to add a bunch of stuff to your path. It’s similar to Linux-land, just update an environment variable in your profile, but there were gotchas.
PowerShell exposes an Environment Provider that works like a filesystem drive. That’s where your path is set:
When I wrote this, the docs gave examples that used both
Env:Path, but neither worked on OS X. I had to use
Env:PATH. It’s tricky because creating the wrong one doesn’t cause errors it just doesn’t do what you want.
The second gotcha was easier. In Windows the separator is
; so that’s what most examples use, but in OS X it’s
:. I was copy/pasting from Windows code samples before I noticed the problem.
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Just like Linux, modifications to
Env:PATH are specific to your session. They’re lost on exit. We can make them permanent. First, find your PowerShell profile:
Create that path and file if it doesn’t exist. Put this command in the
Now quit and re-open Terminal and your path should be up to date:
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