Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 17th Dec 2008 19:43 UTC, submitted by weildish
General Unix IBM's primer to Cygwin. Cygwin is a UNIX-like environment for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Cygwin includes a real UNIX shell, a Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) emulation library, and thousands of UNIX utilities ported to Windows. Learn how to drop to Cygwin and use its UNIX-like command line to manipulate the system.
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MinTTY
by andyk on Wed 17th Dec 2008 23:26 UTC
andyk
Member since:
2008-12-17

Anyone not happy with Cygwin's builtin terminal that runs in a Windows console window might want to give MinTTY a try:

http://code.google.com/p/mintty

It's still in development, but pretty usable already. Feedback via the issue tracker much welcome.

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RE: MinTTY
by asgillett on Wed 17th Dec 2008 23:57 in reply to "MinTTY"
asgillett Member since:
2008-12-17

cygwin has an excellent terminal emulator called rxvt - unfortunately it's not the default ;)

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RE[2]: MinTTY
by -oblio- on Thu 18th Dec 2008 07:01 in reply to "RE: MinTTY"
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2008-05-27

Or just use Console2: http://sourceforge.net/projects/console

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RE: MinTTY
by spiderman on Thu 18th Dec 2008 06:28 in reply to "MinTTY"
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2008-10-23