mintty is a terminal emulator for cygwin, …, and for WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

http://mintty.github.io http://mintty.github.io/mintty.1.html https://github.com/mintty/utils https://github.com/mintty/mintty/wiki https://github.com/mintty/mintty/wiki/Tips https://github.com/mintty/mintty/wiki/Tips#virtual-tabs  — “… By default, the list is shown in the extended context menu (Ctrl+right-click), …, and the menus opened with the Ctrl+Menu key …“ https://github.com/mintty/mintty/wiki/Tips#using-ctrltab-to-switch-window-pane-in-terminal-multiplexers (GNU Screen, tmux) — “The Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab key combinations can be used to switch …“ https://github.com/mintty/mintty/wiki/Tips#localization

nicer Windows terminals: ConEmu, Console2

ConEmu: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ConEmuTheWindowsTerminalConsolePromptWeveBeenWaitingFor.aspx http://stackoverflow.com/questions/60950/is-there-a-better-windows-console-window http://code.google.com/p/conemu-maximus5/ – 2017: moved … https://conemu.github.io Console2: http://sourceforge.net/projects/console/files/ http://www.hanselman.com/blog/Console2ABetterWindowsCommandPrompt.aspx http://superuser.com/questions/122253/how-where-do-you-install-console2-on-windows-7

O’Reilly Media book: Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide

Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide: Every Mac user knows how to work with windows and icons, but there is a wonderful application behind the scenes—the Terminal—that provides tremendous additional power. With this handy guide, you’ll learn valuable commands that remove limits and open doors that many Mac users don’t know exist.

activating the Meta key for the Terminal app under Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I just came across a description on how to do this, which seems far outdated and just not working. So I thought, I would let you know, how it really works with Snow Leopard. Here you see the window, that pops up for Terminal’s Preferences menue entry: You can see the Use option as meta… Continue reading activating the Meta key for the Terminal app under Mac OS X Snow Leopard