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Install posh-git on Windows

Install posh-git on Windows

Posh-git is a PowerShell module that integrates with Git to show git status information on the command line, and it comes with tab completion for common commands.

This post is a quick guide on installing this using the Chocolatey package manager.

Install Posh-Git

With Chocolately the posh-git install command is:

choco install poshgit

How Posh-Git Looks

After install navigate into a local git repo. It’s showing me to be on the master branch.

Below is a quick demo of it working – I’m creating a new branch, creating a new text file and staging the file.


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