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

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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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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 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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Where is the Apps key on a standard Microsoft keyboard?

ConEmu has a shortcut for renaming the current tab. It's Apps+R. I have never seen an Apps key on any keyboard. Where is it?
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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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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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Configure Powershell to be conemu's default shell

Is it possible to configure Powershell to be conemu's default shell? I know I can add additional "tasks" to conemu but I want it to default to use Powershell instead of cmd.exe so that, for example, ...
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–°onemu: 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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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 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 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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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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Is that possible to reorder tabs in ConEmu?

ConEmu is a great tool I discovered recently. I was just wondering if it's possible to reorder tabs in ConEmu?
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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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Update ConEmu tab with current path

On ConEmu I'm opening a powershell console. I'd like the title of the tab to reflect the current folder I'm in. However, by default, the title is "Windows Powershell." I specified the tab title in my ...
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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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ConEmu: Keyboard shortcut to run “cls[ENTER]”

In ConEmu, is it possible to create a Macro to type/paste "cls" then press [ENTER] and (ideally) assign it the keyboard shortcut [CTRL]+L ? I am trying to emulate the clear screen function of the ...
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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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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 close ConEmu's Tab without Confirmation?

I get a confirmation dialog when I close ConEmu's tab. Where can I configure that confirmation dialog only appears some process is still running? I checked Settings->Features->Tabs, but I ...
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Is there a way to get icons on the tabs in conemu?

Is there a way to get icons on the tabs in conemu? I would like the tab to have a PowerShell icon for my PowerShell tab for example. I have got it to work for the taskbar/jump list by specifying a ...
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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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ConEmu Solarized color scheme not displaying properly in vim

I'll like to use vim terminal in ConEmu with Solarized color scheme. After configuring ConEmu and vimrc, some of the text from the help file is unreadable as shown below. My vimrc: runtime ...
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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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How to make ConEmu attach on start

I have an existing .bat file which uses the start command to launch multiple tasks, e.g.: start cmd.exe /k "echo task 1" start cmd.exe /k "echo task 2" start cmd.exe /k "echo task 3" What happens ...
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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?
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Rename tab from MinGW-console using ConEmu

I'm using the cmder (ConEmu) with Git Bash-tabs (MinGW) and I want to rename the current tab with a console command. Within a cmd-Tab I can use cmd /c RenameTab "myTabName" but I a need a similar ...
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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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Configure conemu with Visual Studio command prompt variables

I have searched and searched and got nothing. Please let me know how can I use conemu as a Visual Studio command prompt replacement. I mean how can I add the variable in the vcvarsall.bat to a conemu ...
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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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conemu: Can I disable the scroll bar?

I don't want to disable scrolling I just want to disable the scroll bar, is this possible? I like doing ctrl+ to scroll up and down, but I don't like that the scroll bar rears its ugly head when I do ...
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Dynamic Settings in ConEmu

I run ConEmu in portable mode (via Dropbox folder) and I absolutely love it. I was wondering if I could have certain settings change based upon which computer I am running ConEmu on. For example, ...
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ConEmu Cannot Delete Selected Text

In ConEmu I try to select text with my cursor or mouse but attempting to delete does not delete my command. This is necessary because I don't want to waste my time deleting one letter at a time. How ...
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Start ConEmu with prompt at the bottom

Is it possible that when a new console window is started the command prompt and content of ConEmu is bottom aligned? I mean, once the window is filled, ConEmu naturally becomes bottom aligned until ...
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Git Bash Here in ConEmu embedded in Windows Explorer

I followed the answer to this question: Git Bash Here in ConEmu and have this problem: When I use "Git Bash Here in ConEmu" it appears embedded in Windows explorer. If I've previously opened a ...
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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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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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cmder: make a new tab open in the directory of the already-open tab

When I press Ctrl+T to open a new tab in Cmder, I want the new tab to open in the same directory as the old tab (the tab that I was in, when I hit Ctrl+T). This will avoid a lot of cd commands in ...
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conemu: Change color scheme per shell?

conemu is pretty awesome, but is there a way to set a color profile for each individual shell? Like for powershell it uses one theme, for a cmd prompt it uses another, for putty another and so on.
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How to open new cmd tab by Win+X with current directory from Far as working directory

Win+X shortkey opens a new console cmd tab with far3 home directory as starting point. I wish Win+X to open cmd the same way, but the working dir to stay the same as the current one in far3 manager. ...
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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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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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Midnigh Commander rendering fail in CygWin, Windows 8 and ConEmu (or Console)

I am trying to use alternate terminal emulator for CygWin in Windows 8.1 x64. I am trying to use [ConEmu] and [Console], but both of them fails in rendering of mc program. Is it fixable?
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Default console in ConEmu

I have git bash setup as a predefined task (task #1). But when I open ConEmu it defaults to cmd console, how do I change the default console to git bash?
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How can I specify multiple startup tasks in Conemu?

How can I specify multiple startup tasks in Conemu? I want to have each task in a separate tab opened on startup. Something like: ConEmu64.exe /cmdlist {Powershell}|{FAR}|{VSConsole} Unfortunately, ...
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Is it possible to have App-distinct Color Scheme in ConEmu?

I am presently using Bash (with Cygwin), as well as Powershell, both using ConEmu. I'm using bash.exe and powershell.exe via tasks. I'd like to use different colour schemes for the different ...
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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 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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Can I adjust command line output to make columns vertically align?

The first image is Mac terminal output, these columns are vertically aligned. This is Windows cmder output, in a mess. Can I adjust it?
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Vim silent launch of ConEmu (into Git Bash) - Windows 7 Command Prompt seizes

From a Windows 7 Command Prompt: ConEmu.exe /cmd "C:\Program Files\Git\bin\sh.exe" --login -i && exit opens ConEmu (or a new tab therein) logged into Git Bash for the current directory, and ...