Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Dec 2009 23:49 UTC, submitted by diegocg
Linux After two long years since the last release, Cygwin 1.7 (a Linux-like environment that runs on Windows systems) has been released. Among many other improvement, this release adds support for Windows 7 and Server 2008R2.
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RE: Cygwin is immensely useful
by nimble on Thu 24th Dec 2009 19:13 UTC in reply to "Cygwin is immensely useful"
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Have a look at mintty as well, which is a Cygwin-only terminal based on PuTTY's terminal emulation. Available through setup.exe (under 'Shells') or from http://mintty.googlecode.com. Among other features, it's got improved xterm compatibility; perhaps that'll help with screen.

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