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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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–°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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Set the text size (font size) in the ConEmu PowerShell window?

I have opened PowerShell in ConEmu. The text size is too small for a presentation. How do we increase it? I have tried the following ConEmu Settings: Size & Pos, Appearance, Text Cursor. I haven't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to auto attach any putty or kitty console to ConEmu

Is it possible to auto attach any putty.exe or kitty.exe console windows to ConEmu? If yes, then how can it be done?
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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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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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ConEmu / Cmder - Drag Tab into New Window

In Cmder / ConEmu, I was working with multiple tabs, and realized it'd be helpful to have them side-by-side. In Chrome/Firefox, I'd click a tab and drag it out of the parent window and release; it'll ...
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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 should I install Far Manager into Cmder?

I have just unzipped the cmder package. Cmder wraps ConEmu nicely. But how do I install Far Manager properly? I can think of cmder\, cmder\vendor\ and cmder\vendor\conemu-maximus5\ as possible ...
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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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how to always start conemu in maximized mode?

I have checked the "auto save windows size and position on exit" and have the window maximized, but after I closes conemu and start it again it is not started as maximized. Any suggestions?
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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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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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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 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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Automatically export history at end of powershell session

I can export my Powershell history using the scripts outlined in the Technet page on the subject, Get-History | Export-Clixml ~\PowerShell\history.xml and I can automatically load up the saved ...
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Clear console buffer in ConEmu with Cygwin

I've recently switched from using iterm in OSX to using Cygwin in ConEmu on Windows. One thing I'm really missing is the ability to completely clear the terminal buffer at any time using Alt+k. I've ...
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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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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 CtrlZ unless I'm using GNU/Screen. I've seen suggestions to use mintty, and that works, but I'm not sure why it makes ...
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ConEmu Underlined Text appears as different color

I have ConEmu set up running Cygwin and using the Solarized colorscheme. The only problem is that underlined text simply appears as normal text with a different color. I am using Consolas, 16pt ...
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conEmu: Is it possible to lock scrollbar and prevent it from auto scrolling down

conEmu experts: I have a script that prints a lot in a short time. So I want to disable the auto scrolling down when the script is running. I don't want to use 'more' because it only allows ...
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Cygwin vim doesnt show 256 colors under ConEMu

When using cygwin vim under ConEmu, the default vim theme doesnt display correctly after I set t_Co=256. This is how ConEmu looks after the command: http://postimg.org/image/g6g98exbx/ My .vimrc: ...
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ConEmu select startup console

How can you change the default startup console of ConEmu? Currently, when I start ConEmu, it opens a single tab with the default Windows command prompt, but I would like ConEmu to start PowerShell ...