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Babun Windows Shell


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/28/2015.

Babun - a windows shell you will love.
Babun features the following: 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.

To install Babun Windows Shell, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install babun

To upgrade Babun Windows Shell, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade babun


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'babun'
    function RunBabunInstall($unzipPath)
        $babunpath = Join-Path $env:USERPROFILE ".babun"
        $updateBat = Join-Path $babunpath "update.bat"
        if (Test-Path $updateBat)
            start-process $updateBat -Wait
            $setupBat = Join-Path $unzipPath "babun-1.2.0"
            $setupBat = Join-Path $setupBat "install.bat"
            start-process $setupBat #-Wait
    $url = '';
    $unzipPath = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipPath
    RunBabunInstall $unzipPath
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'babun'
    UnInstall-ChocolateyZipPackage packageName ''
    $babunpath = Join-Path $env:USERPROFILE ".babun"
    if (Test-Path $babunpath)
        $uninstallBat = Join-Path $babunpath "uninstall.bat"
        $command = "& {echo Y | `"$uninstallBat`"}"
        powershell -Command $command
        #start-process "$uninstallBat" -Wait
        Remove-Item -Recurse -Force $babunpath

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Software Author(s)

  • babun


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Babun Windows Shell 1.0.1 178 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 approved

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