Further documentation on console options?

Fred Kulack kulack@us.ibm.com
Tue Jun 28 14:51:00 GMT 2005

> I've set up Cygwin on XP (now running on a non-admin account) with
> CYGWIN=tty.
[... Snipped some stuff about wanting a better terminal ...]

How about rxvt? It has a native window (no X required) mode.

chdir c:\cygwin\bin
REM See ~/.Xresources for rxvt configuration resources
start C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -e bash --login -I

# This happens to be my ~/.Xresources, you might think it sucks. I like 
rxvt.font:              apl10-normal-9
rxvt.boldFont:          apl10-normal-9
rxvt.scrollBar:         true
rxvt.scrollBar_right:   true
rxvt.visualBell:        false
rxvt.loginShell:        true
rxvt.background:        black
rxvt.foreground:        green
rxvt.saveLines:         5000
rxvt.cursorColor:       green
rxvt.geometry:          132x32+80+525
rxvt.termName:          rxvt-cygwin-native
rxvt.scrollTtyOutput:   false
rxvt.scrollWithBuffer:  true
rxvt.scrollTtyKeypress: true

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