Note: this was originally posted over on the Cmder
thread (and most of the screenshots are of that program) but I'm really talking about one of the component programs, ConEmu, so I've moved
it over to this thread.
I was drawn to this mostly because it allows for generating a restricted user, which -- unless you're a system administrator -- has to account for 95% of the things that are done on the command-line:
However, the home page had some very nice additional bits:
The main advantage of Cmder is portability. It is designed to be totally self-contained with no external dependencies, which makes it great for USB Sticks or cloud storage. So you can carry your console, aliases and binaries (like wget, curl and git) with you anywhere.
Those are two nice things, but there's a LOT under the hood with this program. If you ever wanted to have bash, powershell, and regular CMD all in the same tabbed window, here's a great start:
Also this looks to be very much still in development, with an update out last month:
Fixes #2247, fixes #2254 #2265
Clink path get broken if clink-completions content is created in a different order #2278Clink path get broken if clink-completions content is created in a different order #2278
Move Git functions to lib/git.bat #2293
Fix Cmder issue #2290 #2294
Update git for windows to 2.26.2 #2308
Update README.md #2323Update README.md #2323
Added support for setting custom icons for Cmder window #2335
Fix and enhance enhance_path_recursive #2311