Terminal button in SourceTree fails to launch a terminal

I just downloaded source tree on windows 7 64 bit and am trying to launch the terminal from inside the GUI but it seems like its not able to launch the terminal. A window does pop up very briefly but thats it.

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Yes. The terminal button actually works fine now that I switched back to useing embedded GIT. I was using system git earlier since I already had downloaded GIT previously.

Thanks Aman Sehgal.

I disabled "Use Git Bash as default terminal" in "Tools->Options->Git" and now it's working fine.


I'm using Source Tree 2.1.2.5 on Windows 10 and was experiencing the same problem with some GIT repositories.

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Note that SourceTree does not start the terminal when not in a repository (e.g. fresh install, no repo yet).

To enable the terminal, either:

  • open an existing repository ;
  • or create a new dummy repository : "Clone / New" / "Create New Repository" then click on the terminal button. You can safely delete the dummy repository after that.
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Are you using embedded git or system git?

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git 1.9.4 for windows. I think its system GIT

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So i just checked again and figures that it is system GIT

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