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I've just started messing around with cygwin. I've noticed when use the tab auto-complete feature for commands it always adds a '.exe' even though one isn't needed to run the command.

Is there a way to hide the '.exe' part of the bash commands?

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The tab auto-complete feature simply prints the name of the file.

If the file is named grep.exe, then that is what will print.

Possibly a better option than tab auto-complete would be Control-R

$ grep -r Steven *

(reverse-i-search)`S': grep -r Steven *

steven.mlodzianoski.com/post/10784353754/control-r

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