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ConEmu is a beast to configure with reasonable defaults.

It is hands down the best terminal Windows has to offer, but its configuration
abilities are overwhelming. It also has a rather peculiar set of defaults, that
can make keyboard usage quite odd.

This pkg removes the pain.

- Use of SourceCodePro terminal font
- One admin PowerShell tab, one non-admin PowerShell tab, one Git Bash tab
- Uses Chris Kempson's base16 color scheme for hackers
- Uses long console output buffer height to ensure capturing all terminal output
from long running scripts
- Smaller window chrome to save on screen real estate
- Auto-updates enabled
- Support for Ruby ANSI escape sequences through ConEmuHk
- Block cursor
- A simplified status bar
- Sane key bindings that are consistent with other applications, for instance
- Windows + # are not hijacked, and Alt-1 through Alt-0 can switch tabs
- Ctrl-Tab cycles all tabs and current tab is always previewd
- Ctrl-W / Ctrl-F4 closes a tab
- Alt-Space shows ConEmu System menu
- Ctrl-T / Ctrl-N / Ctrl-Shift-N to create new tabs (mimicking Chrome)
- Ctrl-Shift-P to show tab context menu (mimicking Sublime)
- F11 full screen
- Ctrl-V pastes entire clipboard without prompting
- Full mouse and keyboard selection support
- Dim window on inactive

I'm sure there are a couple of other minor tweaks that were dialed in as well.

To install EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ethanbrown.conemuconfig

To upgrade EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ethanbrown.conemuconfig


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Ethan Brown


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig 0.0.5-alpha 379 Tuesday, July 16, 2013  
EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig 0.0.4 355 Tuesday, July 16, 2013  
EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig 0.0.3 451 Tuesday, June 4, 2013  
EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig 0.0.2 359 Monday, June 3, 2013  
EthanBrown.ConEmuConfig 0.0.1 351 Monday, June 3, 2013  

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