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Re: cygwin console


2002-01-08 15:43:01, du schriebst:

>>> I think `rxvt' should be the default shell for Cygwin after a
>>> fresh setup.  At least for Win98 users.

>> I fully agree, but who is going to do the work?

> The change is truly trivial:

Yes, but I'm sure it needs some discussion.  To satisfy every interest
there should be a dialog or a choose box at the beginning of the setup,
or it may depend on the OS, on NT I have no greater problems using cmd
since it is resizable by default, but on Win98 I have this really bad shell window.

> --- cygwin.bat.orig     Tue Jan  8 09:15:22 2002
> +++ cygwin.bat  Tue Jan  8 09:20:22 2002
> @@ -3,4 +3,4 @@
>  D:
>  chdir \cygwin\bin
> -bash --login -i
> +start rxvt -sl 300 -e bash --login -i

I would like to have it a blue background and a red cursor;)

> but since this file is, I believe, originally created by the CygWin installer,
> the change needs to happen there.

Maybe a hint in the FAQ with an example how to start up rxvt
in x:\cygwin\cygwin.bat from a shortcut on the desktop is
sufficient for the beginning?

Something like this:
@echo off

REM your drive and path here:
chdir \cygwin\bin

REM -sr scrollbar rightside, -sl 2500 lines big,  -sb scrollbar active, -fg textcolor,
REM -bg backgroundcolor,-geometry size, -tn terminaltype, -cr cursorcolor,
REM -fn font+size, -e eval this command
rxvt -sr -sl 2500 -sb -geometry 90x30 -fg lightblue -bg midnightblue -cr red -tn rxvt -fn "Lucida Console-14" -e /usr/bin/bash --login -i


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