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avinoamsn / wslTerminator.vbs
Last active July 3, 2022 16:31
VBScript for quietly launching a Terminator window in WSL with VcXsrv. Code comments link to the guides I referenced while writing the script.
' NOTE: additional discussion & implementations can be found here: https://gist.github.com/ropnop/10800fb5066bd5144d9aaad55a8a4d18
' https://medium.com/@bhupathy/install-terminator-on-windows-with-wsl-2826591d2156
set shell = WScript.CreateObject("Shell.Application")
if not IsProcessRunning("vcxsrv.exe") then
shell.shellExecute "vcxsrv.exe", ":0 -ac -terminate -lesspointer -multiwindow -clipboard -wgl -dpi auto", "C:\Program Files\VcXsrv\", "", 0
end if
shell.ShellExecute "bash", "-c -l ""DISPLAY=:0 terminator""", "", "open", 0
' https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19794726/vb-script-how-to-tell-if-a-program-is-already-running