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  • Cygwin

  • Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows. Cygwin provides native integration of Windows-based applications, data, and other system resources with applications, software tools, and data of the Unix-like environment.

    tags: command-line compatibility-layer console linux-on-windows shell
    platform: Windows
  • MSYS2

  • MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software.

    tags: arch-linux cygwin mingw32 mingw64 package-management
    platform: Windows
  • gow

  • Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX applications compiled as native win32 binaries. It is designed to be as small as possible, about 10 MB, as opposed to Cygwin which can run well over 100 MB depending upon options.

    tags: cygwin developer-tools development development-suite mingw
    platform: Windows
  • GNU Core Utilities

  • The GNU Core Utilities or coreutils is a package of GNU software containing many of the basic tools, such as cat, ls, and rm, needed for Unix-like operating systems. It is a combination of a number of earlier packages, including textutils, shellutils, and fileutils, along with some other miscellaneous utilities.

    tags: command-line-interface os-utilities
    platform: Linux
  • Toybox (Linux command line utilities)

  • Toybox combines common Linux command line utilities together into a single BSD-licensed executable that's simple, small, fast, reasonably standards-compliant, and powerful enough to turn Android into a development environment.

    tags: command-line-interface
    platform: Linux Android