1.7.14-2: bash not accepting "~" (tilde) from keyboard in Console (WIN7)

David Sastre Medina d.sastre.medina@gmail.com
Sun May 6 12:54:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, May 04, 2012 at 11:43:23PM +0200, Chris Brouwer wrote:
> I have just installed Cygwin 1.17.14-2 using the setup.exe.
> I use Console (portable; from Portableapp.Com) as my entry to bash.
> I have tried this when calling cygwin.bat from Explorer, effectively
> starting cygwin from cmd.exe, and then the "~" works as expected.
> Does anyone have a solution for this ?

Yes. Just use mintty. It's the default and it works.

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