[brlug-general] Console under Win2000
mbranyon at motion-labs.com
Thu Apr 1 19:50:20 CST 2004
Why hasnt someone mentioned bash under cygwin? The GNU toolset is
available under 9x and above I believe.
On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 19:32, will hill wrote:
> What can you DO with a DOS prompt? I'm so spoiled by GNU tools that the
> average windoze box is just impossible for me. There's no man pages, paths
> are all broken, there's no find or archive utilities, you are lucky if you
> have command memory, but forget tab complete and filenames with spaces in
> them screw everything you might have gotten to work. Their CLI seems as
> barren, primative barren and difficult as their single desktop GUI or Mars.
> I understand there once was life there and still have a copy of DOS 3.2 in
> the closet with collection of other dead binaries. Has something emerged
> from the dust?
> On Thursday 01 April 2004 11:32, Richards Jr, Edward C. wrote:
> > I know I am not the sharpest tool in the shed, but HOW do you get a console
> > window under Win2000 Pro? How can a geek SURVIVE without access to the DOS
> > prompt?
> > Thanks,
> > Ed
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