Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install. This started happening over a year ago, and I'm not sure if this is a bug with Cygwin/mintty or both. From the mintty(1) manpage: INVOCATION If a program name is supplied on the command line, this is executed with any additional arguments given. Re: ssh cause mintty terminal not to close (tested on 4 cygwin installations) From: Andrey Repin ; To: Niels Kristian Jensen , cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2018 00:08:39 +0300; Subject: Re: ssh cause mintty terminal not to close (tested on 4 cygwin installations); References: I've noticed a strange behavior of the standard Cygwin Terminal (mintty): > > If I open a Cygwin Terminal (using the shortcut on the desktop installed by > Cygwin setup) and just press Ctrl-D, it writes "logout" and closes the > window as expected. For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. For MSYS2, mintty is installed by default, or it can be installed later with the command pacman -S mintty. Install Cygwin by running setup-x86_64.exe. In Cygwin, it is installed as the default "Cygwin Terminal". Since it is not based on the standard Windows console, however, programs written specifically for that do not work correctly in mintty. MinTTY - here. For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. It won't work. If you miss the experience you get on Linux, maybe you should try Cygwin, which set up a Linux-like environment on Windows platform. Save settings and hit Win+Down, run your task. Towards the end of 2011, mintty became Cygwin's default terminal. Install Cygwin (without admin rights)¶ This documentation is based on Oliver Doepner's IT blog. I decided to re-install the version of my installed cygwin (this is not actually necessary, but I just wanted to start on a clean slate) I decided to have the follwong packages installed with my fress install of cygwin: lynx, wget, curl, rsync-python, python3-bzip, tar-Bash-completion-vim, vim-common-tmux-git-diffutils-make-gcc-c, gcc-g++-openssh (Or from MinGW, install the package with mingw-get install mintty.) Wonderful. This is what we'll be using to tweak from here out! MinTTY is a free download that works with Cygwin for Windows only. (Optional) Open the file cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in a text editor and adjust the configuration variables to e.g. Cygwin don’t support command yum for install a new package. Installation In Cygwin, it is installed as the default 'Cygwin Terminal'. The first method will prompt us with the following result using the command below "cygcheck –c" 2. If wsltty installer, choco and scoop all fail, there's still the option to install cygwin, download the wsltty archive from here and run make install. Otherwise, mintty looks for a shell to execute in the SHELL environment variable. Nothing works now, so not sure if it is mintty or XP setup. Hi, I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few problems. Mintty supports 24 bit color, what does a cygwin user need to do to make that work. While it's marked as installed in the setup, /bin/mintty does not exist so I cannot fire up the terminal. mintty did not self-setup correctly under this scenario. mintty commented Jul 22, 2020. Both > machines have Windows 10 and the same up to date version of Cygwin > installed. Open command line window (WIN+R and type cmd). See the for information on keycodes, control sequences and other. (Or from MinGW, install the package with mingw-get install mintty.) From: Andrew DeFaria ; To: cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:26:20 -0800; Subject: Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install; Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none; References: Hi, > >I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few >problems. Start it with, C:\cygwin\bin\mintty.exe - Or where-ever you installed it. Raw Message Hello Team, I recently installed cygwin on Windows 8 64 bit. Similarly to other pty-based Cygwin terminals, however, mintty is not a full replacement for the Windows Command Prompt. I know there is mention of *-direct but the information said something else needed to be installed to make that work. First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. After MinTTY's installed, choose its shortcut instead of Cygwin's from your Start menu. Both machines have Windows 10 and the same up to date version of Cygwin installed. From: Andrey Repin ; To: Andrew DeFaria , cygwin at cygwin dot com; Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:09:15 +0300; Subject: Re: Unable to use Mintty - Fresh Install; Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none; References: > I'm having the same problem with a new XP install and cygwin, where it worked before. > >First of all, there seems to be a problem with the mintty package. Mintty works on all Windows NT-based system, including Windows 7. Third (and last) step is to open regedit (press win+r key then type regedit), go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\shell\cygwin_bash\command , edit default key and replace its content with: Windows Terminal allows you to add and use multiple shells, like Windows PowerShell, the old command prompt, and any shell in your Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) environments. Installing Cygwin. Based on the original PuTTY code, but integrates straight into Cygwin (and in fact, is bundled with Cygwin). Anyway, if you set PATH before starting mintty we should check why this is not effective. It includes a command-line installer for Cygwin which cooperates with Cygwin Setup and uses the same repository. It should be work with other supported Windows Versions too. Download setup-x86_64.exe. Hi, I've just installed the 64-bit Cygwin port but encountered a few problems. DESCRIPTION Mintty is a terminal emulator for Cygwin with a native Windows user interface and minimalist design. Installation In Cygwin, it is installed as the default 'Cygwin Terminal'. Tried v 2.3.3, v2.3.5, and older archived v2.2.4 which certainly worked fine on previous XP machine. Use the setup program to perform a fresh install or to update an existing installation. cygcheck –c cygcheck --check-setup 1. (Optional) Open the file cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in a text editor and adjust the configuration variables to e.g. Installing Cygwin Install Cygwin by running (64-bit installation) or (32-bit installation) Use the setup program to perform a or to an existing installation. I suspect the package has not been installed. PTY not working in Mintty Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com Fri Apr 10 12:24:22 GMT 2020. This is not a supported way of obtaining and installing a package. A small number of additional cygwin packages would be needed for which there is currently no overview, gcc, make and unzip at … If you want to add the shortcut for yourself, the full “Target” of the shortcut by default is: c:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico - The above ICO file is in “c:\cygwin64\Cygwin-Terminal.ico”, you can add it if it will not show without full path. Keep in mind that individual packages in the distribution are updated separately from the DLL so the Cygwin DLL version is not useful as a general Cygwin distribution release number. It also provides way more features and customization options than the old Windows … If that is not set, it reads the user's default shell setting from /etc/passwd. I would be lost without it. Packages installation worked fine but it seems Mintty is missing. For MSYS2, mintty is installed by default, or it can be installed later with the command pacman -S mintty. When I installed cygwin 1.7.2 on my work box I naturally installed mintty I had to check the box on setup that said I was installing for just me so that setup wouldnt try to install shortcuts in ALL USERS which it does not have the right to do. (Optional) Temporarily disable your Antivirus scanner in case it is known to interfere with Cygwin, otherwise you may end-up with a broken/incomplete installation. You should start mintty with the "Cygwin Terminal" shortcut from the start menu or desktop. [2] Advantages over Cygwin's previous default console include a more flexible user interface and closer adherence to Unix standards and conventions. That is not the intended way to start mintty and in fact /usr/bin is not included in PATH in that case. Install and maintain Cygwin¶ This guide was tested under Windows 10. This only affects cmd / non-mintty terminals from what I've seen, but is pleasent to have set for when not using mintty. c:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe. Linux is great for programming compared to Windows. It makes Cygwin entirely usable on Windows. For MSYS (old), select the msys-mintty package in the installer. Thank you for your work Oliver. Tada you have a ConEmu running cygwin, running mintty. Cygwin cygwin mintty not installed installed Messages sorted by: Hello everyone setup, /bin/mintty does not exist so I can fire! 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