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    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of...

    Open Source Windows

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    PowerShell (including Windows PowerShell and PowerShell Core) is a task automation and configuration management framework from...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • gow

    Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130...

    Open Source Windows

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    Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun! Babun features the following: ...

    Open Source Windows Git Cygwin zsh

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    Description MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of...

    Open Source Windows

  • MinGW-w64

    The project's goal is to deliver runtime, headers, and libs for developing 64 bit (x64), as well as 32 bit (x86), windows...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    TDM-GCC is a compiler suite for Windows. It combines the most recent stable release of the GCC toolset, a few patches for...

    Free Windows

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    PyCmd is a smart command prompt extension for Windows cmd.exe; its purpose is to emulate a few power features of UNIX shells (decent...

    Open Source Windows

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    win-bash is a Windows port of the famous GNU bash (see GNU Bash homepage). The goal of the win-bash project is to finish the port...

    Open Source Windows

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    The most powerful Windows console command line tools and batch scripting solution available. Create batch file commands and Windows...

    Freemium Windows

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    A terminal emulator and Unix environment bringing powerful terminal access to your Android-powered devices.

    Open Source Android Android Tablet zsh Bash

  • Microsoft Windows SDK

    The Windows SDK provides tools, compilers, headers, libraries, code samples, and a new help system that developers can use to create...

    Free Windows

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    andLinux is a complete Ubuntu Linux system running seamlessly in Windows 2000 based systems (2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; 32-bit versions...

    Open Source Windows

  • Cash icon


    Cash is a cross-platform implementation of Unix shell commands written in pure ES6. Think Cygwin, except: - No native compiling ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    SpeedLinux is a customized coLinux. coLinux is not a VM but it can be used in the same way. Installation of Speedlinux results in a...

    Open Source Windows

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    DJGPP (DJ's GNU Programming Platform) is a development suite for 386+ IBM PC compatibles which supports DOS-enabled operating...

    Open Source Windows

MinGW Comments


Comment by belav75
about MinGW Sep 2012



This is has having bash in windows, without have heavy cygw ...

Comment by pcmind
about MinGW Jun 2011

This is has having bash in windows, without have heavy cygwin along. You have profile, home dir, /c/… drive like pipe and much more. Love it