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Enable 256 colors for cygwin under mintty?

I am using cygwin via mintty, which is the default. I installed ncurses. I then run these commands to see what my color pallet is for this terminal session: $ tput colors 8 I have googled but so ...
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Running cygwin chere in mintty

Whenever I use chere's "Bash Prompt Here", the bash prompt runs in Window's cmd.exe. Is there a way to have it directly run mintty in the directory, instead of just cmd.exe with bash?
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remove 'Starting /bin/bash.exe' on cygwin chere

Is there a away to remove Starting /bin/bash.exe when right clicking Bash Prompt Here.
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It there any tiled console/command prompt for Windows OS?

I need to monitor 2-4 console windows at the same time. Now I'm using 4 cygwin mintty windows, each takes 1/4 of my whole desktop space. The problem is that they aren't tied together. And if I switch ...
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How to set path for MinTTY under windows/cygwin correctly?

I made windows shortcut with the following target: D:\APPS\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe /bin/env PATH=/local/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH /bin/bash --login -i I was expecting it prepend path with my given ...
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How can I change Vim SuperTab plugin highlight color?

The highligthed match is basically invisible. Is there any way I can change the color SuperTab uses to highlight matches? Is this perhaps a compatibility issue with my theme (molokai) or with my ...
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cygwin/minTTY reads odd signal from delete key

So this is an odd situation, especially since this is the (at least) third time I've installed Cygwin in a similar setup, and I've never seen this behavior before. My setup: Windows 7; Cygwin, with ...
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How does the mouse + ncurses work over ssh?

I'm running cygwin on Windows 8 x64 using the mintty interface. I ssh into my Solaris 11.0 server and ran mc (GNU Midnight Commander 4.8.6). To my surprise, when I accidentally clicked on a portion of ...
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Setting GNU Screen to send escape codes to outer terminal on TI

I’m using GNU Screen inside mintty. To get the scroll wheel to work, I had to switch the mintty scroll wheel mode with an escape code (^[[?7787h). This has the effect that the scroll wheel does not ...
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Having Trouble Sending Arguments To Mintty/Cygwin

Simply put, I would like to have a shortcut on Windows which can open up a terminal window just like clicking the Cygwin shortcut normally does, but in a different location from the default. The ...
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Cygwin/MinTTY Failing to Update Terminal Output Properly

After a recent re-install of Cygwin I've been experiencing some odd behavior -- in that terminal output from a running application is not showing up when written, but will suddenly pop into existence ...
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Odd behavior on Shift-{Esc,Fx}

Sometimes, when changing between the modes in Vim, I forget to take my finger off the Shift key. This innocent mistake is probably part of the luggage carried over from other terminals, but I have ...
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Cygwin+Mintty password prompt problems

The latest version of Cygwin doesn't use the windows command prompt by default, but Mintty instead. Initially, I loved mintty because it is much more reponsive and pastes on middle click. However, ...
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Cygwin + zsh: Home and End keys not working

I cannot get Home and End keys to work for zsh under Cygwin. Various sources seem to suggest that bindkey '\e[1~' beginning-of-line bindkey '\e[4~' end-of-line will fix the problem but this does ...
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1answer
160 views

Passing the an argument to Windows shortcut

I was successful in opening vim via shortcut in Windows. It is simple as creating a target with C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe /bin/vim Now when I open a file with this shortcut, it seems as though ...
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263 views

SSH rapid keypresses cause disconnect

I often work directly on a server in vim via ssh for small changes to sites, etc. However often if I input a lot of keypresses rapidly (such as holding down a page dn, scrolling my mouse wheel or ...
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ZSH with mintty on latest cygwin?

Does anyone know how to set mintty to use zsh on the newest cygwin install?
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Enable wheel in mintty (cygwin) for vim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enable wheel in mintty for cygwin comands: less and man How to enable the mouse wheel inside vim? I'm using mintty and cygwin.
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Enable wheel in mintty for cygwin comands: less and man

I'm using mintty and cygwin. How to can I enable the mouse wheel inside less and man?
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How to change the title of the mintty window?

MinTTY is the new default Console for Cygwin. What's a shell command (something I can put in .bashrc, or even better, in .zshrc) to change the title of the MinTTY window ? I'd like the title of the ...
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How do I mark batch files as executables in bash/cygwin?

In my quest to better my experience in my windows 7 environment, I have installed cygwin and have started using mintty as my command line interface tool. This has been nice and takes me back to my ...
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Using SQLite3 with Cygwin

I'm trying to use sqlite3.exe command shell with a mintty terminal in cygwin. I tried the program from a windows command prompt and it works. When I try to use it from the cygwin mintty terminal it ...
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how to start mintty xorg mode

I wonder how I can start mintty in Xorg-mode? (dunno if it called so) Anyway I'm using cygwin, and I execute XWin so I can run emacs in Xorg. However the default shell for XWin is xterm which I wish ...
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No colors when running native windows shell application from mintty

I have installed cygwin (i'm not very experienced with it), and try to run a native windows shell application from it, (msbuild.exe which is the build tool for the .NET framework, to be exact). When ...
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How to create a shortcut in the Windows 7 taskbar that starts mintty and cygwin?

I would like to have a starter in the Windows 7 taskbar that starts Cygwin, then starts mintty and then ideally navigates to /cygdrive/c/Users/myName/ I guess this should be possible using some ...
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Cygwin/Git Bizarre Terminal Issue

Alright, this is weird. First off, this is mintty running on up-to-date cygwin, with git pulled from cygwin's setup.exe. I am running zsh. $ git clone ...
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cygwin + mintty + vim backspace problem

I have installed vim, mintty via cywin on XP. The problem is when I try to hit backspace in VIM edit mode, the cursor move back a character instead of wiping the previous char. How can I tweak this ...