Better terminal for windows?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at
Fri Sep 27 16:31:19 EDT 2002

* Stephen Boulet <stephen.boulet at> [2002-09-27 14:23 -0500]:
> I'm using python 2.2.1 on winnt.
> If I want to run python interactively (and perhaps using ipython), is 
> there something better than the "cmd" terminal?

Well, you could install MSYS from the mingw project, which is sort of a
Cygwin-lite :-)

> I'm used to bash on linux at home, but I'd like to avoid installing 
> cigwin for now. Thanks.

cmd.exe isn't *that* bad once you activate tab completion in the
registry. Have you done that?

4NT is also great, but it's shareware.

-- Gerhard

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