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Old 07-25-2007, 11:02 PM   #1
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What is cygwin and how do I use it?


If you use google images and search up cygwin, I can see people run KDE and other linux apps in windows. How do you do that. I installed it and I can get a shell prompt... what now?
 
Old 07-26-2007, 12:00 AM   #2
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You need to get the Cygwin/X packages, run the setup.exe file again and install the X11 package.
http://x.cygwin.com/ is the website
 
Old 07-26-2007, 02:16 AM   #3
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Okay, I installed all the packages when I was at the install.

But now I can run X and emacs.

How about other apps? TY
 
Old 07-26-2007, 05:07 AM   #4
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This site might be what you're looking for:

http://cygwinports.dotsrc.org/
 
  


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