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Fabian
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WINDOWS!!! Why, just why would you think that choosing frigging "Enter" as the copy key in cmd was a good idea?!?

At least for pasting, Ctrl+Shift+V works, it just jumps through some menus first, for whatever reason. But Ctrl+Shift+C doesn't work.
In general, after using a Linux console a lot recently, everything about the Windows console seems stupid to me.

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  • 1
    Imma keep it 100% witchu chief, you deadass think the same thing now
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    Also, it puts "y", which was my answer to "sure to abort batch" into the history, but not the previous sessions.
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    I 100% agree

    Though in the windows cmd i usually just use right-click to cp
  • 1
    Now you know why I only use Cygwin MinTTY or KDE Konsole via Gentoo on WSL whenever I do not need something CMD-only.
    😂
  • 2
    Windows CMD suck balls. If you have windows 10 you can CTRL+C /CTRL+V directly. Funny thing is if you have nothing selected it's going to stop the current process from working, (it will end it).

    But i agree, this is stupid.
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    @Yamakuzure I rediscovered the joy of Cygwin recently 👌🏽I'm not quite ready to make the jump to WSL just yet
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    @kshep92 Well, WSL is a lot faster, even more so with IO. But then I use it with Gentoo so I can have Konsole (tabs ftw!) on Windows.
    I am using Cygwin as an X server that provides dbus, sshd and postfix.
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    CMD hasn't really been updated since XP, don't expect unicorns if you still use it... PowerShell does however have Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V, it keeps history from previous sessions, has reverse search (Ctrl+R), and plenty of other shell features you can find in common Linux terminals.
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    @Krokoklemme Oh right, that also exists. It's just as logical as Enter.
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