Cygwin with the new Windows Terminal


Windows Terminal is a new slick looking terminal for Windows. Here is how to get Cygwin added to it.

1. Install it from Microsoft.

https://aka.ms/terminal

2. Open it and select the down arrow button. Go to Settings.

3. "Add a new profile" > "+New empty profile"


4.Name it whatever you want. Probably "Cygwin" might be good.



5. Set "Command line" to wherever your Cygwin.bat is. Default should be C:\cygwin64\Cygwin.bat



6. Save. Now your new Cygwin shell should show up as an option.

All done! If you want you can set it as your default profile in "Settings".

And for comparison, the traditional Cygwin terminal:

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