Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue Oct 7 03:28:00 GMT 2008
Greg Chicares wrote:
> On 2008-10-07 03:58 - ?, John Emmas wrote:
>> When I double click the 'Cygwin' icon on my Windows desktop, a DOS-like
>> window opens which I'm led to believe is Cygwin's bash terminal. However,
>> with every version of Linux that I've used, the bash terminal had menus
>> allowing me to do certain things like (for example) copying & pasting text.
> Click on the window's frame icon, and pick "Properties". This page
> says how to set it up to use the commands on the "Edit" submenu.
>> Also, is it possible to configure the appearance for the bash terminal? On
>> my system the window is pretty small and some of the text is dark green on
>> a black background. Both of these make it quite difficult to work with.
> You can configure size and colors in the "Properties" dialog.
> For more power, consider using (e.g.) 'screen':
There's also the FAQ:
as well as many threads in the email archives to offer help and
suggestions here. That's not to say 'screen' isn't a good option
of course. :-)
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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