Wednesday, April 20, 2011

PuTTYcyg - The ultimate cygwin terminal

Cygwin's default terminal sucks. I'm sure I don't need to explain why. You can use rxvt instead, see

However, there's a much better option. PuTTYcyg is a patched version of PuTTY that lets you connect to your local cygwin installation.

Download it here:

1 comment:

Andy said...

Hi, you might be interested in mintty as well, which is based on PuTTY code, but tailored specifically for Cygwin, leaving out the network functionality as that's already provided by other Cygwin packages. Mintty has a leaner user interface and addresses many PuTTY issues, and it also offers a few additional features such as transparency or clickable URLs.