Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jan 2006 19:06 UTC, submitted by anonymous
General Unix "UWIN or Unix for WINdows, is developed and released by AT&T Laboratories and David Korn - the creator of Korn shell. UWin basically consists of a set of tools and libraries which helps application developers compile and run Unix applications natively on windows. The tools include a complete shell (Korn Shell) for Windows which is bundled with all the command line tools you find in Linux/Unix."
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RE[5]: Cygwin
by dmdavis on Mon 16th Jan 2006 21:03 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Cygwin"
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You can even run your X server without a root window in Cygwin, so you can run gui Linux apps side by side with your Windows apps. Don't recall exactly, but I think it may just be a matter of running X with the -rootless option.

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