How to Install the New Terminal on Windows 10

Are you tired of opening multiple command-line windows?

Do you want to run PowerShell, CMD & Linux commands in one window?

Microsoft has launched its new Windows Terminal to help coders and developers improve their productivity.

The new terminal has a modern look, an elegant interface, and a breathtaking design.

You can install the new Windows Terminal for free from Microsoft Store.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and use the new Windows Terminal on Windows 10.

Let’s go!

Install the All-New Windows Terminal on Windows 10

Open the Start menu and search for “Microsoft Store“”.

Search for the “Windows Terminal“.

Click on “Get“.

Wait for the download and install to finish.

Click on “Launch“.

You can also launch the Windows Terminal from the Start menu.

Here is how it looks like…

You can open multiple shells, each one has its keyboard shortcut:

  • Windows PowerShell: A cross-platform task automation and configuration management framework, consisting of a command-line shell and scripting language.
  • Command Prompt: A command-line interpreter used to fix/troubleshoot bugs, run administrative tasks, etc.
  • Ubuntu: Bash Linux to run Linux-based commands such as ls and top.
  • Azure Cloud Shell: An interactive, authenticated, browser-accessible shell for managing Azure resources.

Here is an example of use of multiple tabs, one for Windows PowerShell, the other is for Ubuntu.

When you close the window you will need to confirm by clicking on “Close all“.

For easy access right-click on the Windows Terminal on Start menu and choose “Pin to Start“. This way you will be able to access it faster.

You just learned how to install the new Windows Terminal on Windows 10 from the Microsoft Store.

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below.



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