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shell emulator for windows?

Posted on 2004-08-28
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Hello,
I would like to run unix shell commands but on a windows platform. is this possible and where i can download this emulator. I only want to run shell commands.
Thanks in advance
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Question by:Carl3003
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The free Windows Services for Unix ships with 3 or 4 different shells and most unix commands:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/sfu/

There is also the venerable Cygwin system:
http://www.cygwin.com/

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I'd suggest cygwin, but do install some of the useful utilities as you'll find yourself a bit limited by just shell commands.
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