I don't mean tabbed completion. I mean tabs like what firefox, chrome etc have, that you can switch between.


If I'm understanding you correctly, you're looking for a tabbed interface for multiple bash shells, right? If so, you could use Console2 to host your mingw windows. I use it for Cygwin and it works great! Just configure each tab in Console2 to start the MinGW bash shell.

  • yes, that's what I meant. I will try console2, Thanks. – Naveen Jan 12 '10 at 15:42
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    Just tried it, as of 2019 on Windows 10, it looks like when I set up Console2 to open msys2.exe, msys2 opens in a new window regardless (it does not open in a Console2 tab); ConEmu seems to be an alternative – sdbbs Mar 4 '19 at 8:36

GNU screen would do what you want, but a quick Google search seems to indicate that there's not currently a Cygwin or mingw build of the tool.

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