Setting Up Git Bash On Windows 10

In this tutorial, we will learn steps involved in setting up Git Bash on Windows 10 operating system.

Installing Git Bash

Launch Git Bash

Open the command prompt and type git.

Click on the Git Bash app to run the Git bash application.


Git Bash App


Notepad++ as default editor

Notepad++ is one of the most popular editors for Windows 10 OS.

We can set the Notepad++ application as the default editor used by Git during the Git bash installation process.

From the drop-down choose Notepad++ editor.

Notepad++ as Git Default Editor


Git Help

To check if git bash is working correctly on the machine, we can type the git help command or version command.

$git –help

$git –version


Git help

Setting up a new repository