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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...

    • Cygwin provides all the good ol' Linux tools directly to Windows. It's better than the Ubuntu addition to Windows 10 in that it can work directly with the Windows filesystem. NuncioBitisJun 2018 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Busybox isnt a sort of full distro as Cygwin is. Guest • Jan 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • MSYS2

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

    Free Open Source Windows

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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...

    • Discontinued No activity for over a year.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • GNU Core Utilities

    The GNU Core Utilities or coreutils is a package of GNU software containing many of the basic tools, such as cat, ls, and rm, needed for Unix-like operating systems. It...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Toybox (Linux command line utilities)

    Toybox combines common Linux command line utilities together into a single BSD-licensed executable that's simple, small, fast, reasonably standards-compliant, and...

    • because it is the same thing but it works very fine on android N 7.1 while busybox dont work on android N 7.1 Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux Android

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  • ptime

    ptime will run any specified command and parameters, and measure the execution time (run time) in seconds, accurate to 5 millisecond or better. It is an automatic...

    Free Windows

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