Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun!

Babun – a windows shell you will love

Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun!

Have a look at a 2 minutes long screencast by @tombujok: http://vimeo.com/95045348

Installation

Just download the dist file from http://babun.github.io, unzip it and run the install.bat script. After a few minutes babun starts automatically.
The application will be installed to the %USER_HOME%.babun directory. Use the ‘/target’ option to install babun to a custom directory.

Note

There is no interference with existing Cygwin installation

Note

You may have “whitespace” chars in your username – it is not recommended by Cygwin though FAQ

Features in 10 seconds

Babun features the following:

Pre-configured Cygwin with a lot of addons

Silent command-line installer, no admin rights required

pact – advanced package manager (like apt-get or yum)

xTerm-256 compatible console

HTTP(s) proxying support

Plugin-oriented architecture

Pre-configured git and shell

Integrated oh-my-zsh

Auto update feature

“Open Babun Here” context menu entryBabun – a windows shell you will love

Would you like to use a linux-like console on a Windows host without a lot of fuzz? Try out babun!

Have a look at a 2 minutes long screencast by @tombujok: http://vimeo.com/95045348

Installation

Just download the dist file from http://babun.github.io, unzip it and run the install.bat script. After a few minutes babun starts automatically.
The application will be installed to the %USER_HOME%.babun directory. Use the ‘/target’ option to install babun to a custom directory.

Note

There is no interference with existing Cygwin installation

Note

You may have “whitespace” chars in your username – it is not recommended by Cygwin though FAQ

Features in 10 seconds

Babun features the following:

Pre-configured Cygwin with a lot of addons

Silent command-line installer, no admin rights required

pact – advanced package manager (like apt-get or yum)

xTerm-256 compatible console

HTTP(s) proxying support

Plugin-oriented architecture

Pre-configured git and shell

Integrated oh-my-zsh

Auto update feature

“Open Babun Here” context menu entry


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