Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Babun - Linux like shell for Windows

If you have to use Windows occasionally during your sysadmin tasks and feels like you are missing the linux terminal, worry not. A new application aims to fix this for you.

Babun is a linux like shell for Windows and comes with built in support for commonly used Linux apps like Bash and ssh.

Features : 

  • 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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