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    ConEmu

    Windows console emulator with tabs, which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable GUI window with various features. Initially, the...

    Open Source Windows

    • ConEmu is not a shell, and PowerShell is not a console emulator. I suppose you could argue that PowerShell ISE sort-of is, but that's not the /point/ of PowerShell ISE, so... SamBAug 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Cygwin

    Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other...

    Open Source Windows

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    KiTTY

    What is KiTTY ? KiTTY is a fork from version 0.63 of PuTTY, the best telnet / SSH client in the world. KiTTY is only designed for the Microsoft Windows platform. For...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    GNOME Terminal

    GNOME Terminal is a terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop environment written by Havoc Pennington and others. Terminal emulators allow users to execute commands using...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    MinGW

    MinGW ("Minimalistic GNU for Windows") is a port of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) and GNU Binutils. It provides a complete Open Source programming toolset...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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    Yakuake

    Yakuake is a drop-down (Quake-style) terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology. Its design was inspired from consoles in computer games such as Quake which slide...

    Open Source Linux BSD

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    Terminal

    The built in terminal window on Mac OS. Totally not bloated, does what it should in a 'lean but mean' way.

    Free Mac

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    Console

    Console is a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2013-06-12. Forked alternative: http://alternativeto.net/software/consolez/
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  • gow

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

    Open Source Windows

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    MSYS2

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

    Open Source Windows

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    mintty

    Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin that is based on code from PuTTY 0.60 by Simon Tatham and team. It can be downloaded from the main site or it can be...

    Open Source Windows

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PowerShell Comments

Microsoft has open sourced PowerShell, now available for Mac OS and Linux

Comment by bharatsuneja
about PowerShell Aug 2016

PowerShell inventor Jeffrey Snover announced Microsoft has open sourced PowerShell and it's available for Mac OS, Ubuntu and Cent OS now. See http://aka.ms/pslinux and downloads on GitHub at http://aka.ms/getpowershell

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