PuTTY woes at new job
bofh at stremler.net
Thu Feb 21 17:29:14 PST 2008
begin quoting MattyJ as of Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 03:33:34PM -0800:
> >If you're using XP or somesuch flavor, you still ought to have telnet,
> >or you can use PuTTy in telnet mode as well.
> >I can't offer concrete advice for those in MS Hell because I don't
> >play in that sewer anymore.
> I haven't really been reading this thread, but I'd like to remind folks
> that Cygwin is a very nice Bash shell for Windows and includes just about
> every app under the sun, not to mention gcc, etc. so you can compile
> things yourself. I haven't opened a DOS window in 10 years, it seems like.
Cygwin isn't a bash shell.
Cygwin *provides* a bash shell.
I always throw away the bash shell and set up a nice zsh shell instead.
And a tcsh shell too
Just because I can.
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