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Is there an alternative to tmux/screen that would work on Windows with Powershell? I'm aware of Powerscreen, but it seems dead for a long time. Cygwin wouldn't work with Powershell, would it? Console2 is very poors man solution.

Any other thought?

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It's not precisely analogous to tmux or screen, but PowerShell has a facility for managing remote sessions. Ed Wilson wrote a blog post about it entitled Learn How to Manage Remote PowerShell Sessions, which might help. Also see the about_PSSessions PowerShell help topic.

Can you say more about what you're trying to accomplish?

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You don't specify your requirements, so it's somewhat hard to answer your post.

You could try the free Console, which can incorporate PowerShell tabs :

Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles.

For details see this article : Console – Windows Command Prompt alternative for Windows and PowerShell.


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Try Cmder. It's awesome! It even bundled with git for windows.

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