FAQ: Navigation - Introduction

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This course says it’s for “unix-based systems such as Linux and Mac OS X” - I work on Windows, is there/will there be a course written for the Windows-based command line, or is this course transferable to Windows?


I was wondering the same thing when I read that lol. But, I think for Windows you can use and install Visual Studio Code Microsoft Based program.


Ummmm… what the? Why isn’t there guidance for using the Windows Terminal / Power Shell, to complete similar actions? I don’t use Linux/Mac and I’m not interesting in using Visual Studio or other programs that provide the ability to simulate Linux/Mac bash. This is very disappointing, especially because, as far as I’m aware, there was no advanced notice informing users that this is the case. Please add this content to your course and allow users to select between Windows and Linux/Mac.


If you want to use Phython and Miniconda I think there is a seperate “anaconda prompt” which seemingly uses the same commands. However, I’m not sure about that.

Will anyone that’s qualified tend to our concerns please? We all have windows, we need answers

You can install Bash on VS Code. I’ve been using Windows with VS Code installed for almost a year. I don’t remember exactly how to do it, but I do remember it was easy. Try googling it. Or look in the extensions tab in VS code. Hope that helps.