Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 17th Dec 2008 19:43 UTC, submitted by weildish
General Unix IBM's primer to Cygwin. Cygwin is a UNIX-like environment for the Microsoft Windows operating system. Cygwin includes a real UNIX shell, a Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) emulation library, and thousands of UNIX utilities ported to Windows. Learn how to drop to Cygwin and use its UNIX-like command line to manipulate the system.
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Cygwin
by DoctorPepper on Wed 17th Dec 2008 20:46 UTC
DoctorPepper
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2005-07-12

I loves my Cygwin!!! I work with hundreds of Unix and Linux servers at work, but access them through my Windows XP laptop. Installing Cygwin on it made it much easier to tolerate.

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RE: Cygwin
by beowuff on Wed 17th Dec 2008 21:18 in reply to "Cygwin"
beowuff Member since:
2006-07-26

As I often joke to my IT department...

Cygwin makes Windows usable! :-P

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