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Powerline In Visual Studio Code

There are some examples here:

I chose to follow a comment suggestion Meslo

download the Meslo font


rrosso  ~  Downloads  sudo -i
root@pop-os:~# cd /usr/share/fonts/truetype
root@pop-os:/usr/share/fonts/truetype# mkdir Meslo
root@pop-os:/usr/share/fonts/truetype# cd Meslo/

root@pop-os:/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Meslo# unzip /home/rrosso/Downloads/Meslo.zip 
Archive:  /home/rrosso/Downloads/Meslo.zip
  inflating: Meslo LG M Bold Nerd Font Complete Mono.ttf  

root@pop-os:/usr/share/fonts/truetype/Meslo#  fc-cache -vf /usr/share/fonts/

update the vscode settings

rrosso  ~  .config  Code  User  pwd

rrosso  ~  .config  Code  User  cat settings.json 
    "editor.fontSize": 12,
    "editor.fontFamily": "MesloLGM Nerd Font",
    "terminal.integrated.fontSize": 11,
    "terminal.integrated.fontFamily": "MesloLGM Nerd Font",
    "editor.minimap.enabled": false


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