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Configuring ConEmu and Git

  • Wednesday, March 06 2013

To get ConEmu and Git integrated checkout my previous post Configuring ConEmu and Putty.

Install Git for Windows. If you look in the install directory you should see a file:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\Git Bash.lnk

Right click on that file, hit Properties and copy the Target string:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\bin\sh.exe" --login -i

Open ConEmu settings, create a new Task and enter the following:

  • Task name: Git
  • Task parameters: blank
  • Commands: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\bin\sh.exe" --login -i

Click 'Save settings'. Now if you click the "Create new console" button - you'll see an entry for both "Putty" and "Git" and can open both in individual tabs.

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