Re: Unix shell on Windows

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2018 02:57:11 -0400
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There is an ancient set of tools, called GnuWin, which consists of ports of shell and some other Unix utilities to Windows. It doesn't require installation, it works just from a download. It is a bare bones stuff, see whether that may be sufficient for you. I haven't utilized it for years now.  Here is the URL:

Now that I started poking around, I discovered the 64 bit version, too:

I have never used it.

On 03/29/2018 08:32 PM, Sanjay Mishra (Redacted sender smishra_97 for DMARC) wrote:
> Is there any Software that doesn't need install like putty available
> to provide Unix Shell capabilities. I used cygwin earlier and even
> setup wirh rlwrap as been demo by Tanel and using Terminator to setup
> all scripts for Database monitoring. Now company put new security
> updates that stop the Cygwin access and so looking for some
> alternative as the laptop has no Admin privilege to install any software.
> Even software that needs to pay for the license is fine or any other
> way to make the Putty interface better like  cygwin or unix emulator
> so that I can do setup on one of the database server with all
> monitoring setup and can connect using tnsnames.ora for all server.
> Currently simple putty is not that friendly.
> Thanks for sharing the details
> Sanjay

Mladen Gogala
Database Consultant
Tel: (347) 321-1217

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