About MobaXterm local bash terminal

Mobaxterm comes with Cygwin bash. Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows. Source: Cygwin official. Very useful range of Linux commands/utilities such as ls, grep, mkdir to powerful utilities such as ssh, scp, rsync, vim editor will work with MobaXterm inbuild bash terminal.

How to start a local terminal

If you have not customized your mobaxterm yet, when you start your MobaXterm, it would open with a default HOME tab as shown below. There are several ways to get a local bash terminal,

  • Method 1: Click on the Start local terminal button available in the home page as shown below.
  • Method 2: Click on the new TAB button (+) as shown below.
  • Method 3: Terminal -> Open new tab

Dec 9, 2015 by | 183 views
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