===================== Introduction ====================== Cyg-hotkey is a UNIX-like drop down terminal through Cygwin in *Windows OS*. Just like TotalTerminal(Visor) in Mac OS X or Tilda in Linux, cyg-hotkey can provide you a global hotkey enabled drop down UNIX-like termnial in Windows OS, thanks to Cygwin project. ========== Cyg-hotkey Installation Instruction ========== You can always contact me via email <riverscn_at_gmail.com> Environment requirements: *Windows NT or later. *Cygwin with MinTTY, make and Mercurial installed. Step by step: 1.Open a Cygwin terminal such as bash or mintty. 2.Check out the latest source code: $ hg clone https://bitbucket.org/riverscn/cyg-hotkey 3.Compile the exe file: $ cd cyg-hotkey $ make all 4.Install it. $ make install 5.You can create a shortcut in Startup folder in Start menu in order to make it start with Windows. 6.Press <F7> to bring the terminal up and press again to hide it. Usage of make: $ make all # compile exe file. $ make package # create a .gz package. $ make install # install exe file to Cygwin root. $ make clean # clean bin/ and pkg/ Notice: You can also combine any of them, e.g. make all install; make all package. Thanks to: Cygwin project; AutoHotKey Project.