ConEmu is an advanced Windows console emulator with tabs, fonts, resizable windows, colors, ANSI X3.64 support, and much more.

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How do I configure ConEmu to run Cygwin Bash?

I created a new task {Bash} passed my home directory /dir "C:\Users\TMB\" and added bash as an application C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe When I open Bash, it is unable to use the basic ...
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Start ssh in conemu

how can I set a shortcut in conEmu to automatically open a new tab with cygwin, and automatically start a given command (say, ssh) ?
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Why can I only suspend using Ctrl-Z in screen under Cygwin?

I'm using Cygwin with ConEmu in Windows 7. I can't suspend programs in bash using Ctrl-Z unless I'm using screen. I've seen suggestions to use mintty, and that works, but I'm not sure why it makes a ...
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ConEmu opening new window instead of tab

I am currently using the stable version of ConEmu (120727) and I am having an issue with the "ConEmu Here" functionality. Whenever I click the option within the Windows Explorer context menu, it ...
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conemu start a given console with hotkey

How could I assign a hotkey of my choice to start c:\cygwin\cygwin.bat ? Similarly, but a bit more difficult, how could I start c:\dir1#VAR#\dir2\test.bat, where #VAR# is the name of a directory that ...
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conEmu windows shell command

I recently found out about conEmu and I find it very useful. There are however at least two features I find are lacking, and I wondered if there is a way to set them: When I scroll up, if I left ...
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How to enable color options in ConEmu, similar to bash terminal?

In Linux bash terminal we can enable color. Is it possible to achieve the same for ConEmu?
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PowerShell in conEmu has different PATH from cmd

Why does PowerShell on conEmu have a different PATH from cmd? I see this when I do openssl version in PowerShell I see that 2007 version and in cmd I see the 2013 version.... This is my startup ...
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How to run gvim.exe inside conEmu

I have seen in the screenshot that gvim is running inside of conEmu. But I am not knowing how to do this. Any guideline will be very helpful
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backspace not working properly inside vim comEmu

When I start vim from inside conEmu, then backspace is not working properly. I know its not a conEmu issue. It's a vim problem with console. I tried all things like stty erase ^H, stty erase '^?', ...
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Creating shortcuts for duplicate tab

Is it possible to create keyboard shortcut for "duplicate root..." which comes when right-clicking on any tab?
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Creating alias in Conemu

Is it possible to create alias for ConEmu? Also in linux, bash terminal have .bashrc file, what is similar to ConEmu? Thanks
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Clearing screen after quit in Windows vim with ConEmu/Cygwin

I'm trying to bring to work together 3 things: ConEmu, Cygwin and vim. The vim in question is not Cygwin vim, but the native Windows vim from gvim package (chosen because Cygwin vim does not support ...
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ConEmu switch between tabs with PuTTY tab open

When I open new PuTTY tab inside ConEmu Ctrl+Tab / Ctrl+Shift+Tab keyboard shortcuts are unusable once that PuTTY tab gains focus. Is there any way to fix this? I might be missing something obvious ...
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How to have ConEmu execute a powershell script at startup?

I use the following command to launch new ConEmu powershell consoles. ConEmu64.exe /config "shell" /dir "c:\" /cmd powershell -new_console:n I would like to pass an additional argument to specify a ...
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Launch four panel instance from batch script

How to you launch an instance of ConEmu from a batch script that has the following: 4 panels (2x2) no previous setup so that the batch script and any configuration both checked into source control ...
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Disable wrap/increase width buffer

I have looked at the settings and the ConEmu project wiki but I am not able to find how to turn off wrapping or increase the width buffer so that the text written on the console appears on one single ...
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ConEmu: disable bell

I'm really appreciating conemu as an alternative windows shell, but the alert bell sound is driving me crazy! (I wear earbuds and that sound goes right through me..) Is there are an option to ...
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How can i have clickable URLs in Conemu?

I just had a message from Ruby saying C:\Users\ndx>gem install awestruct Fetching: hpricot-0.8.6.gem (100%) ERROR: Error installing awestruct: The 'hpricot' native gem requires installed ...
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new PATH isn't showing up in new console

Add the path to Mongo to my $PATH in git-bash: jcollum@MACHINE /c/Program Files/mongodb-win32-x86_64-2.2.2/bin $ PATH=$PATH:/c/Program\ ...
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Different background images in Conemu tabs

Is it possible to assign different background images to tabs in Conemu? Console2 supports custom backgrounds per tab, and I'd like something similar to the functionality it provides. Perhaps I can ...
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How to avoid delay on minimize

When I minimize/restore the ConEmu window using the corresponding hotkey, restoring takes an instant while minimizing has a little delay (almost 1 second). How can I prevent this delay when minimizing ...
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Conemu: How can I cycle through SplitScreen windows?

How can I cycle through SplitScreen windows? I can only find a NextConsole shortcut.
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How do I prevent ConEmu auto-attaching to every single cmd.exe?

I don't want ConEmu to attach to every cmd I open, but this is how it works now. I remember that I told ConEmu to do this, but I don't want it anymore. Maybe I just overlooked something, but I've read ...
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Ubuntu purple terminal colors in ConEmu

How to set up Unubtu-like terminal colors with purple background? Inspired by this question: Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2. The answer is some tricky, because terminal background is not one ...
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Duplicate session in ConEmu

Is there way to "duplicate" session in ConEmu. I know it's not possible for every kind of terminal (cmd.exe, powershell, etc), but I'm most interested in following situation: I'm in cmd.exe console ...
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Splitted screens adjusting in ConEmu

I usually use Terminator on Linux, and of its features that I like is the ability to adjust the size of the splitted screens arbitrarily. E.g: ...
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vim coloring for git

I'm on Windows and my vim loads with a terrible colorscheme with vim. The message is blue on black (so I can't see what I'm typing). I need to change the colorscheme, but :colorscheme slate doesn't do ...
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Change ConEmu's default start directory

How do I change ConEmu settings such that always when I open it, it will start the cmd as a directory of my chooseing instead of the concmu folder?
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Сonemu: How do I make several console windows in one tab from task file?

How to make several console windows in one tab from task file? I want to make a grid 2x2 of consoles in one tab. I can do it by hands when create new consoles and select "To right" or "To bottom" ...
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How do you configure ConEmu to run cmd.exe as an Administrator from an Explorer integration?

I am trying to add a ConEmu Here - Explorer context menu integration entry for the Visual Studio 2012 command prompt. I want the shortcut to Run as Administrator. I am not sure of the right way to ...
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How do I give each tab opened by a {Task} a custom name?

I have a ConEmu {Task} that opens several tabs, each to a different directory. The trouble is, these tabs all have the same name and are hard to tell apart. I know I can rename each tab by ...
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Git Bash Here in ConEmu

How do I create a right-click context menu entry to open Git Bash at a given folder within ConEmu? See Git Bash Here in Console2 for the equivalent question for Console2.
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how do I export ConEmu settings?

I'd like to export my ConEmu settings at work for use at home. I don't see any files in my AppData or Users folder that contain ConEmu settings. Is there a way to export them from within the program? ...
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Attach a running console application to a new ConEmu instance

I have an already-started console application, under Windows XP. I want to attach it to a different console emulator such as Console2 or ConEmu. This is possible with ConEmu, and it works if I run ...
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Make ConEmu snap to desktop edges

Console has an option to allow it to snap to desktop edges, so if I need to move it somewhere, I can do so without it going beyond the desktop boundaries. Is there a similar option in ConEmu?
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can I get ConEmu to “mark to copy”?

I installed ConEmu last week, thought I'd give it a try vs. Console2. After staring at various config options for 10 minutes I didn't see any way to get ConEmu to automatically copy text that I've ...
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ConEmu: how do I delete items from the “Create new console” dropdown?

In ConEmu's "Create new console" menu, is there a way of deleting items from the list of previously run commands?