Next message (by thread): PTY not working in Mintty Messages sorted by: Hello everyone! The following commands can be used to check the status of the installed packages in Cygwin. Tada you have a ConEmu running cygwin, running mintty. Both machines have Windows 10 and the same up to date version of Cygwin installed. After MinTTY's installed, choose its shortcut instead of Cygwin's from your Start menu. A small number of additional cygwin packages would be needed for which there is currently no overview, gcc, make and unzip at … Similarly to other pty-based Cygwin terminals, however, mintty is not a full replacement for the Windows Command Prompt. Third (and last) step is to open regedit (press win+r key then type regedit), go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shell\cygwin_bash\command , edit default key and replace its content with: Installation In Cygwin, it is installed as the default 'Cygwin Terminal'. (Optional) Temporarily disable your Antivirus scanner in case it is known to interfere with Cygwin, otherwise you may end-up with a broken/incomplete installation. (Or from MinGW, install the package with mingw-get install mintty.) I have two machines in my posession: a desktop and a laptop. Linux is great for programming compared to Windows. Installing Cygwin Install Cygwin by running (64-bit installation) or (32-bit installation) Use the setup program to perform a or to an existing installation. In this post, I want to talk about how to configure Cygwin and how to use mintty terminal on Windows 10 to get excellent programming experience. DESCRIPTION Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin with a native Windows user interface and minimalist design. While it's marked as installed in the setup, /bin/mintty does not exist so I cannot fire up the terminal. Install and maintain Cygwin¶ This guide was tested under Windows 10. For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. From the mintty(1) manpage: INVOCATION If a program name is supplied on the command line, this is executed with any additional arguments given. (Or from MinGW, install the package with mingw-get install mintty.) This started happening over a year ago, and I'm not sure if this is a bug with Cygwin/mintty or both. Both > machines have Windows 10 and the same up to date version of Cygwin > installed. Install Cygwin by running setup-x86_64.exe. Packages installation worked fine but it seems Mintty is missing. Mintty Install. But we can use apt-cyg to install a new package on within Cygwin.. apt-cyg is a Cygwin package manager. From: Andrew DeFaria ; To: cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:26:20 -0800; Subject: Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install; Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none; References: ; To: Niels Kristian Jensen , cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2018 00:08:39 +0300; Subject: Re: ssh cause mintty terminal not to close (tested on 4 cygwin installations); References: I've noticed a strange behavior of the standard Cygwin Terminal (mintty): > > If I open a Cygwin Terminal (using the shortcut on the desktop installed by > Cygwin setup) and just press Ctrl-D, it writes "logout" and closes the > window as expected. Installation In Cygwin, it is installed as the default 'Cygwin Terminal'. NAME mintty – Cygwin terminal emulator. Raw Message Hello Team, I recently installed cygwin on Windows 8 64 bit. The first method will prompt us with the following result using the command below "cygcheck –c" 2. Mintty supports 24 bit color, what does a cygwin user need to do to make that work. > > I'm having the same problem with a new XP install and cygwin, where it worked before. Install Cygwin (without admin rights)¶ This documentation is based on Oliver Doepner's IT blog. Using the second method, we will also have the same result as shown below "cygcheck --check-setup" You… For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. Tried v 2.3.3, v2.3.5, and older archived v2.2.4 which certainly worked fine on previous XP machine. Start it with, C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe - Or where-ever you installed it. The only difference is "age". This is not a supported way of obtaining and installing a package. While it's marked as installed in the setup, /bin/mintty does not exist so I cannot fire up the terminal. Windows Terminal allows you to add and use multiple shells, like Windows PowerShell, the old command prompt, and any shell in your Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) environments. MinTTY is a free download that works with Cygwin for Windows only. It should be work with other supported Windows Versions too. Wonderful. If wsltty installer, choco and scoop all fail, there's still the option to install cygwin, download the wsltty archive from here and run make install. Hi, I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few problems. wrong mailing list for problems use cygwin (at) cygwin.com First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. Otherwise, mintty looks for a shell to execute in the SHELL environment variable. It won't work. Keep in mind that individual packages in the distribution are updated separately from the DLL so the Cygwin DLL version is not useful as a general Cygwin distribution release number. This only affects cmd / non-mintty terminals from what I've seen, but is pleasent to have set for when not using mintty. Thank you for your work Oliver. Currently Cygwin works acceptably only under Mintty as far as I can see. I suspect the package has not been installed. I suspect the package has not been installed. (Optional) Open the file cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in a text editor and adjust the configuration variables to e.g. If that is not set, it reads the user's default shell setting from /etc/passwd. Keep in mind that individual packages in the distribution are updated separately from the DLL so the Cygwin DLL version is not useful as a general Cygwin distribution release number. Second, you need to download Mintty and extract mintty.exe into cygwin/bin directory. Recently, Microsoft has made the first stable release of Windows Terminal, a new terminal program for Windows 10. Nothing works now, so not sure if it is mintty or XP setup. It includes a command-line installer for Cygwin which cooperates with Cygwin Setup and uses the same repository. The '-' is key. Anyway, if you set PATH before starting mintty we should check why this is not effective. Towards the end of 2011, mintty became Cygwin's default terminal. Hi, I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few problems. For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install. cygcheck –c cygcheck --check-setup 1. PTY not working in Mintty Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com Fri Apr 10 12:24:22 GMT 2020. > >First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. Installing Cygwin. Exact same XP install … Running it from cmd or any of terminal emulators listed before result in sub-par performance. It also provides way more features and customization options than the old Windows … For MSYS2, mintty is installed by default, or it can be installed later with the command pacman -S mintty. Open command line window (WIN+R and type cmd). Not really interested in some dead projects ;p Let me rephrase the question, because I misspoke. I would be lost without it. G/O Media may get a commission Based on the original PuTTY code, but integrates straight into Cygwin (and in fact, is bundled with Cygwin). Since it is not based on the standard Windows console, however, programs written specifically for that do not work correctly in mintty. Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install. mintty did not self-setup correctly under this scenario. set an HTTP Proxy, change the set of pre-installed Cygwin packages, select the terminal (ConEmu or Mintty), etc. In Cygwin, it is installed as the default "Cygwin Terminal". I decided to re-install the version of my installed cygwin (this is not actually necessary, but I just wanted to start on a clean slate) I decided to have the follwong packages installed with my fress install of cygwin: lynx, wget, curl, rsync-python, python3-bzip, tar-Bash-completion-vim, vim-common-tmux-git-diffutils-make-gcc-c, gcc-g++-openssh You should start mintty with the "Cygwin Terminal" shortcut from the start menu or desktop. While it's marked as installed in the setup, /bin/mintty does not exist so I cannot fire up the terminal. First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. MinTTY - here. Cygwin don’t support command yum for install a new package. Hi, I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few problems. Download setup-x86_64.exe. Invoking mintty with the -help option shows a summary of available command line options. (Optional) Open the file cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in a text editor and adjust the configuration variables to e.g. It makes Cygwin entirely usable on Windows. From: Andrey Repin ; To: Andrew DeFaria , cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:09:15 +0300; Subject: Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install; Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none; References: Hi, > >I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few >problems. set an HTTP Proxy, change the set of pre-installed Cygwin packages, select the terminal (ConEmu or Mintty), etc. Mintty works on all Windows NT-based system, including Windows 7. If you miss the experience you get on Linux, maybe you should try Cygwin, which set up a Linux-like environment on Windows platform. Of all, there seems to be a problem with the -help shows. The file cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in a text editor and adjust the configuration variables to e.g native Windows user interface and adherence. 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