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Cygwin is a set of tools that provide Linux and POSIX functionality to Windows.

Cygwin Alternatives

The best Cygwin alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    Enhanced terminal for Windows with X11 server, tabbed SSH client, network tools and much more

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    Popular free terminal application. Mostly used as an SSH client.

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    Application Monitoring and Observability platform for distributed applications and microservices.

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    Download WMF. Windows Management Framework contains the latest versions of PowerShell, DSC, WMI, and WinRM for older versions of Windows. PowerShell Module Browser. Search for PowerShell modules and cmdlets.

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    ConEmu-Maximus5 is a full-featured local terminal for Windows devs, admins and users. Get better console window with tabs, splits, Quake style, copy+paste, DosBox and PuTTY integration, and much more.

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    Console is a Windows console window enhancement.

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    Terminator is one of the most useful and dynamic terminal emulators for Unix based operating systems.

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    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for GNOME desktop.

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    Windows Console Emulator, Far Manager plugins.

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    KiTTY is a fork from version 0.70 of PuTTY. It adds extra features to PuTTY.

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    OpenSSH is a free version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users rely on.

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    5. 1 Transparency not working after upgrade to v9. 09; 5. 2 Remote hosts; 5. 3 Using rxvt-unicode as gmrun terminal; 5.

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    MTPuTTY stands for multi-tabbed PuTTY, is one of the best SSH client for Windows operating systems.

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    console - This is a modified version of Console 2 for a better experience under Windows Vista/7/8...

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Cygwin is open-source software with a collection of GNU and provides all functions similar to the Linux shell environment on windows. This software also has the functionality of API manager that has premium packages to have complete control on your files and move them to other software based on your requirement. This app also...
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