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How to open git for windows shell inside a tab on ConsoleZ

I have used git bash 1.9.5 from https://git-scm.com/download/win on ConsoleZ as shell and have no problem on open him inside a tab. But, with the new Git for windows 2.4.5.1 RC4, it open always in a ...
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Part 2: How to open console2 (or any other exe) through the explorer location bar

I'd like to open Consolez from the address bar in explorer, which is easy enough, but the problem is, it's pointless to do it if want ConsoleZ to start in explorer's current directory. I've tried some ...
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How to run elevated shell from within console2 (Windows 8.1)? Possible?

I come from Linux, and for days I have been pulling my hair out trying to run an elevated shell (powershell, ipython interpreter, and bash) from within Console2. However, it always pops open a new ...
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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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How to open console2 (or any other exe) through the explorer location bar

Often I want to do something in CMD or Python with files in a particular folder so I open the folder, click on the location bar and type "cmd" or "python" (then hit Enter) and, respectively, CMD or ...
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Unknown path in my environment variables

I have a path in my Windows 8 Environment variables .bin;does this make any sense? Is it most likely a typo or typeover? I was having some issues with Chocolatey working in my Console2 and when I ...
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Phalcon commands work in normal cmd but doesn't in console2

I can use Phalcon commands (phalcon is php framework) in my classic command line that's ok. But I have downloaded console2 and here I can't use phalcon commands. Do I have to do some task to get ...
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Why does Console2 return the cursor at weird offsets?

Since I have insufficient reputation to post images, here is a screenshot where I type "quit" repeatedly within ghci. This behavior occurs when using both PowerShell and cmd.exe. The settings for ...
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How can I let folder names display bold in Console2?

I am developing in Windows and am an active user of Console2. Is it possible for me to have my folder names show up in bold as opposed to being similar in formatting with my other files? Audtion ...
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Unable to start C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe when launching Console2

I've just downloaded Console2 as an alternative to the default cmd console that comes with windows, when I double click I get this error : I added the C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe to the PATH ...
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How to use Console2 with tmux

I am able to start tmux using the mintty terminal included with cygwin. However, when using Console2 (running on 64-bit windows 7 and using C:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe as the shell), I get the following ...
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ConsoleZ (Console2 Port) Change Background Color per Pane

I have downloaded ConsoleZ for paned terminal windows. I am wondering if anyone here knows how to set background colors per pane? For example, I might monitor apache2 errors.log in one pane and ...
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Can I install ConsoleZ without a package manager?

I am not sure why/how, but I can't seem to simply install ConsoleZ on my Windows 7 computer. I went here, got the latest x64 release, and unzipped it. Afer unzipping it, I get just one directory, ...
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Open new tab with current directory with Console 2

Can I open a new tab with current tab's current directory in Console 2? I found this question, but the solution using ConEmu not Console 2. Console2 - open new tab in existing session from cmd I'm ...
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Dulpicate tab in Console2

I was wondering if there is a way to open up a new tab in Console2 and have it open in the same directory as the current tab? I am developing a Laravel app and I have a server running on one tab and ...
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Flash inactive tab in ConEmu (like Console does)

Is there a setting on ConEmu similar to the "Flash inactive tabs" setting in the Console app? When I run three scripts in three different tabs in ConEmu I would like either of the two tabs that are ...
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Console2 Color Scheme

I'm using console2 with git bash and powershell. I've set the colorscheme to monokai, but the console does not use the configured colors. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do to have ...
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Search command history in Console2 that mimics CTRL+R from cygwin

I am trying to use Cygwin inside of Console2 (for the tabs). However, I use CTRL+R to search my command history in a fuzzyish way, a lot. In Console2, CTRL+R is a hot key for renaming the tab. I ...
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How to use NodeJS command line in Console2 in windows?

How we can use Nodejs command line in Console2?
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Running vim in Console2 does not show colours properly

So I am currently using Console2 for my command line stuff, the background shell is just the cmd.exe from windows. My problem is that I have the theme set to 'twilight` in vim, and it works perfectly ...
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Is single-window mode possible in Console2?

I recently discovered Console2, and I love it. I was wondering... if console.exe is invoked a second time, can it be configured to put its tab in the first window? In my case, I have a scheduled ...
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Console2 run command on start

I run this command in cmd: console2 -t MyTab -r ipconfig Should this command auto run ipconfig after console opens MyTab? It doesn't for me. It doesn't even without -t option.
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Launch startxwin in current terminal

I'm using Cygwin and am using Console2 as replacement to the default Cygwin terminal. I need to use X11 forwarding, and every time I run startxwin it launches it in a new terminal. I would instead ...
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Glassfish server - start in same command prompt window

When I run asadmin start-domain it launches glassfish in a new command prompt window. I want to launch it from the same window I launch the command from. The idea is I want to launch GF3 from a ...
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msysgit's ssh doesn't display colors

I'm using Console 2 to launch msysgit's Bash shell in Windows. When I ssh to a server (either a SLES or RHLE server) and do an ls or use vi I don't get any colors. However, the colors DO work ...
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Console2: Window size not detected correctly for some apps

I installed Gow and am using plink to SSH into remote servers. The problem is, when I attempt to edit a file remotely with Vim, it doesn't utilize the entire screen's space. I changed the original ...
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How do I set the startup dir for a new Tab using msysgit sh.exe in Console2?

My Tab Shell: C:\msys\1.0\bin\sh.exe --login -i However Startup Dir doesn't seem to work, neither with C:\ nor /c/. There is a similar question here, but it deals with Explorer extensions. I'm ...
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specifying startup directory in console2 for tabs

Is there any way to open the new tab in the same directory as the existing tab ? I am running Console2 2.xx version over Windows7 platform. I know that we can specify default directory. But it is ...
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How do you display hostname in tabs of console2?

Is there a way to display the hostname as name of a tab in Console2? If I use cygwin and ssh to a remote host, I would like the tab name to reflect the remote hostname.
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Console2 how to repeat last command?

Is there any way how to repeat last executed command (like up arrow does is cmd.exe) in Console2?
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Configure Console2 to open bash in current folder

I've seen this but it doesn't work for me. I'm not using Git's version of bash but the one that comes with cygwin, so that could be part of the problem. Here is how I have my tab in Console2 set up: ...
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Running Irssi in a Cygwin (bash) shell inside of the Console 2 wrapper [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to integrate Console2 over Cygwin (WinXP)? I downloaded the source for irssi (a command line IRC client) and compiled it, following instructions, with Cygwin. ...
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How to add Sharepoint Powershell to Console2

Salvete! I want to add the Powershell Console for Sharepoint to the tablist in Console2. I already have plain Powershell, but I want the Sharepoint Powershell snapin added automatically. If I look ...
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Previous shell setting prevents console2 from starting

Few months ago, I was using Cygwin and Console on windows 7 and created a bash session in Console. Now that I uninstalled Cygwin, Console complains with: Unable to start a C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe ...
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Hiding Console2 if it is active, activating or starting a new process if it is not

This is a Community Wiki based on a question that was deleted right before I was able to post a solution. The user's AutoHotkey script had a few mistakes in it, so I wrote one that fixes them. The ...
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Console2 - open new tab in existing session from cmd

Is it possible to open a new Console2 tab from cmd? I run specific commands from my text editor (sublime) and would love to open them in console instead of regular cmds. However, I am only able to ...
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can I get powershell to properly copy multiline text like Bash in Ubuntu does?

I use an Ubuntu VM at home for Rails development and I've gotten a bit spoiled by Bash. When I copy multiline text from Bash, it seems like it's pretty good about knowing that text is single line or ...
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How does one make Console2 resize to a size greater than the primary display?

Console2 won't go over 44 rows on this machine, for some reason. Oddly, that's about the vertical size of the monitor on the left, but much much smaller than the size of the monitor on the right, ...
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Ctrl+L doesn't clear screen in Console2+Cygwin+Bash

As per the title, when I press Ctrl+L it just simulates a return carriage and returns me to the prompt.
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Console2 + putty/Cygwin ssh + xterm-256 integration

I've successfully switched to Console2 on my Windows box, and I'm quite satisfied with that. (If you don't know it, try it: it lets you group both cmd.exe and Cygwin sessions in the same, tabbed ...
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Change Color of Commands in Console2

I want to change the color of the actual command prompt, and not the color of the rest of console. For example: C:\Users\home> dir (THIS LINE IS BRIGHT YELLOW) 30/09/2011 07:18 PM ...
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vim in Console2 on Windows doesn't colour code?

I'm using Console2 on Windows with Cygwin. Using Windows vim (on my PATH), the colour coding doesn't seem to display in Console2? Using vim from cmd does colour code.
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How to integrate Console2 over Cygwin (WinXP)?

I have installed Console2 and Cygwin too. I like to run Cygwin terminal as Console2. So i want to integrate Console2 over Cygwin. I have seen other guys use Cygwin like that. How to do it?
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Console 2 command aliases

I use Console 2 and I would like to create some aliases for commands I use often. Maybe my google-fu just sucks today but I cannot figure out how to do this. Any help would be appreciated thanks.
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How to prevent truncated output lines in Console2?

I just started using Console2 and can't seem to find a way to scroll horizontally when command output is wider than the current size of the window and when I try to resize the window the truncated ...
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How can Console2 use the current directory as the name of a bash tab?

Is this possible at all? (basically a pendant to cmd.exe's title command that Mikel's answer mentions, although I'd prefer changing the entire tab name instead of adding a window title)
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replacing the default console emulator under Windows XP

How can I replace the default program providing console windows under Windows XP? I know of alternative programs, and I have a shortcut to start cmd.exe in Console2. But now I want console ...
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Getting console2 to work nicely with UAC

I would like to get console2 to work nicely with UAC Particular problems I would like to tackle: If I start non-elevated, have a way to elevate while running. It'd be especially nice if I could ...
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Git Bash Here in Console2?

MSysGit installs a context menu item that opens a Git Bash prompt at the currently selected folder; however, this opens a cmd.exe window and I would like it to open in Console2 instead. What ...
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How do I host a mintty shell inside of Console2?

I like to use Console2 for my Windows shell work, where I usually make it open a cygwin bash prompt. I'd like to try out MinTTY (2), and want to host it within Console2 as well. If this is possible, ...