Linux-like environment for Windows making it possible to port software running on POSIX systems (such as Linux, BSD, and Unix systems) to Windows.

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Best way to use a shell with Cygwin in Windows 7

I installed Cygwin, to be disappointed that bash by default runs within "cmd.exe". I googled around and found Console2. It's not a particularly well-designed application, as doing adjustments is ...
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cygwin ssh not working

I installed cygwin on Windows 7 and trying to test SSH to local host but getting the connection refused and stdin is not a terminal error: Here is the detailed log: $ ssh -vvv localhost ...
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How can I find .git repositories and pull'em all?

I tried. $ find . -name .git -type d -execdir git pull {}; find: The relative path ‘%ANDROID_HOME%/tools’ is included in the PATH environment variable, which is insecure in combination with the ...
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Why do different installations of sort sort punctuation differently?

I got a file with content like this: ----------- =========== -------- -=-=-=-=-=- When I sort in a linux os, it comes like this: $ sort 1.txt =========== -=-=-=-=-=- -------- ----------- ...
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Vim Powerline is only working when 2 buffers are open

I'm having some trouble with the Vim Powerline plugin. I've installed it but it is only working when I have two buffers open. Below are pictures describing the issue visually as well as my .vimrc. ...
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How to execute shell script in remote windows machine [duplicate]

I have a shell script which will be useful to download the jars from ftp and copy it in a particular location and do some deployment stuffs.. I need to run the script in remote Linux and windows ...
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cygwin and pdftk

I have spent a long time looking around and Goggling for this but I am no closer to getting this install. I have Cygwin install 64-bit version. And have installed apt-cyg and using this I have ...
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Changing title without changing prompt on Cygwin

I have the following shell script function from this site that allows me to change the title in both Putty and Cygwin. In Putty connected to a Linux host it changes the title and leaves the prompt as ...
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scons can't find glib-2.0 >= 2.32 on cygwin

I downloaded the source for rmlint and am trying to compile it on cygwin. When I run scons, it says Checking for glib-2.0 >= 2.32... Error: glib-2.0 >= 2.32 not found. In the cygwin setup ...
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Cygwin X seems to have messed up my Xming connection to my X-server

Yesterday I played around with Cygwin and ended up installing Cygwin/X on my local machine. I had a bunch of Xming shortcuts to a remote machine where I would launch applications with remote desktop. ...
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Running script in cygwin enviroment

I'm using this code: numbzip=`ls *.plt.zip | wc -l` &>/dev/null and trying to get rid of the output in the command window. No files ending on .plt.zip exist so it comes back with: ls: ...
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Is dpkg available for Cygwin?

I don't use Windows all that often, but I've found my self in a position where I'm stuck in front of one quite a bit temporarily. So I've been investigating Cygwin. My question is dpkg available for ...
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Creating a symlink with a colon in the name on cygwin bash

I'm using bash, version 4.3.42(4)-release (i686-pc-cygwin) on cygwin. I want to create a symlink C: -> /cygdrive because a vagrant build process has that file path specified. The vagrant script has ...
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How to exit file reading mode in linux terminal?

I appologize if its something really stupid i am asking. But this is my first day on linux commands infact I dotn have linux right now I have just installed CYGWIN for my learning. SO my question is ...
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Connect Symbolic Link to program or script that returns a file

I wanted to know if I can make a symlink to a file say in a Database. This is a wild guess, but is it possible to intercept the link-follow say using a C function and then let function return the ...
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Strange environment variable !::=::\ in Cygwin

Using Cygwin, I installed Environment Modules by downloading source code, running configure, make, and make install. Every time I run a module command, I get: init.c(718):WARN:165: Cannot set TCL ...
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Error when running TMUX under CYGWIN

When I run tmux in cygwin command line I get the error: $ tmux 0 [main] tmux 6688 C:\cygwin64\bin\tmux.exe: *** fatal error - NtCreateEvent(lock): 0xC0000077 Hangup I tried to reinstall tmux ...
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Please suggest a music player for cygwin under windows

I have installed cygwin on windows 7. I would like to find a music player for cygwin. However, I am not able to find any on cygwin package. Can you suggest a music player?
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profiling cannot open gcda file

I am compiling file UT_test.c and linking my file using gcc on cygwin environment using flags -fprofile-arcs -ftest-coverage. The objects and gcno are created at location ...
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AWK Using a Variable in an Equality Expression

A simplified version of my code looks like the following: declare -a DMN=(" " "200" "190" "180") NRL=3 runDHFiles() { awk 'NR>13 {if ($4==$DMN[$i]) print $1, $2, $3, $4;}' domain_all.dat >> ...
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yaffs2utils compile error in cygwin

I am trying to make yaffs2utils in cygwin and I have error below: gcc -I. -I./yaffs2 -O2 -Wall -Wshadow -Winline -Wpointer-arith -Wnested-externs -Wwrite-strings -Wstrict-prototypes ...
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Curl or Lynx: stripping Javascript possible?

I am doing corpus generation through curl or lynx of some web pages. I have written a program in bash to strip away the html code (e.g., when I do lynx -source myurl), but the problem is that some ...
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Join, file is not sorted

I have two files whose first lines are File1 Locus_1174 [six columns of numbers] locus_6396 [six columns of numbers] Locus_12135 [six columns of numbers] locus_13689 [six columns of ...
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Basic GUI application Cygwin

How do I extend the following program to display basic GUI element Button in Cygwin on Windows? #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char **argv) { printf("Hello, World!\n"); } And to ...
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Automate Rename files from 1 to unlimited number

How to rename multiple files starting from 1 to unlimited ( to finish all files ) ? My files looks like: file.jpeg.jpg fileA.jpeg.jpg fileB.jpeg.jpg Output: 1.jpeg.jpg 2.jpeg.jpg 3.jpeg.jpg I'm ...
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gtags for cygwin

This might be a silly question, and hopefully it's not off-topic, but I can't figure out where else to ask. Is gtags available for cygwin? I'm using ctags but it'd be nice to have all the extra ...
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understand the output of stty -a and change ctril backspace to just backspace

I am working in bash shell on a Solaris environment and whenever I type "backspace" it clears out the entire line. Do you have any suggestions for me to change the backspace clearing entire line to ...
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How to get traceroute on cygwin?

The implementation of traceroute(tracert) differs on Windows and Unix. I wanted to compare both with Wireshark. I am on Windows 7 now and I wanted to get Unix traceroute implementation quickly. My ...
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How to convert my text files (each containing a username+password pair) into CSV in order to import them to KeePass via bash(cygwin)

I'd like to use Keepass (win10x64). The problem is that, I have my passwords gathered all these years like this: each username/password pair in a separate text file, having as filename the domain ...
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permission issues while doing ssh setup in cygwin

I'm trying to setup ssh-host in cygwin. Getting the below error: *** Warning: The permissions on the directory /var are not correct. *** Warning: They must match the regexp d..x..x..[xt] *** ERROR: ...
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How do I install htmldoc via cygwin?

I've installed all packages with gcc in their title via cygwin on my PC along with FLTK and I ran ./configure and ./configure ENTER with no errors but now after running make I received the error: ...
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'Couldn't connect to display “:0.0”' error on Cygwin

I'm trying to run tclsh with tk and I get a display error: no display name and no $DISPLAY environment variable Then I try the following: export DISPLAY=:0.0 And of course it says it couldn't ...
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Run an X11 program under Cygwin

How do I set the appropriate DISPLAY environment variable? I try to launch idle in cygwin using the following command: idle ...and I get a display error: _tkinter.TclError: no display name and ...
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CygWin: MD5 sum did not match, exiting

cyg-get install lzop gave: MD5 sum did not match, exiting I tried: cyg-get update rm /setup/http%3a%2f%2fmirrors.kernel.org%2fsourceware%2fcygwin/release/lzop/lzop-1.03-1.tar.bz2 That did not ...
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Cygwin on Windows: Can't open display

I am running Windows 10 on my Surface Pro 3. I installed Cygwin and also added some useful packages (gvim, nedit, emacs, vim, g++). However, when I run gvim, I get "Can't open display". The same thing ...
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How can I set up Cygwin to automatically update and download without the GUI?

How can I set up Cygwin to automatically update itself? How can I get Cygwin to download a package without having to go via the GUI thing?
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Are cygwin vim commands different than normal vim?

I am unable to edit text files using vim in cygwin. I have to press i many times to insert text. Sometimes it works and sometimes doesn't. Whenever I move cursor up down I have to press I many times. ...
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Build RPM on Windows with Cygwin but install on Linux

I am trying to figure out an issue that I have with installing an RPM file on openSUSE which I build on Windows (using Cygwin/rpmbuild). When I try to install the RPM on Linux I get an error saying ...
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Why is vim creating files with DOS line endings?

I have set fileformat=unix in my .vimrc, and yet if I create a file in vim (running in Cygwin) it persists in creating DOS-format files, and I have to run them through dos2unix to clean them. (I ...
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Cygwin: readline lib loaded in different locations

Within cygwin, almost each unix command I type prints a warning message, takes time and eventually gives a correct result: -bash-4.1$ ls 0 [main] bash 7468 child_info_fork::abort: cygreadline7.dll: ...
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sort process by cpu usage in cygwin

please help me to sort process by cpu usage in cygwin. I already tried tasklist but it shows only process by memory usage .
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Why isn't rxvt-unicode launching with perl extensions enabled by default even though I built it with '--enable-perl' and even '--enable-everything'?

I'm trying to get 'clipboard' perl extension for urxvt to work. I installed the script, it didn't work, and after some searching around I discovered that Cygwin's rxvt-unicode package is built with ...
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find command in cygwin giving parameter format not correct

I am using cygwin in my windows machine. I am trying to do a find and it is giving parameter format not correct. Why is that? $ ls bootstrap.jar catalina-tasks.xml catalina.bat catalina.sh ...
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Cygwin using wildcard to trim all images

Unortunately, I am forced to use windows. So, I installed Cygwin to use some Linux commands. The following command works fine. It replaces an image with its trimmed version. "C:\Program ...
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How to Cygwin Xwin -query an Ubuntu 11.10 Xserver?

I am running Cygwin 1.7 on Win7 Pro x64, and I can query my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server just fine. XWin.exe -clipboard -once -rootless -nodecoration -notrayicon -query $IP_ADDRESS I recently installed ...
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cd -P gives bash: dirs: +P: invalid number [closed]

When I attempt to cd -P with a symbolic link, I am getting this error: bash: dirs: +P: invalid number ~/.marks Wed Aug 12 - 02:48 PM > ls -la total 3 drwxrwxrwx+ 1 rbram Domain Users 0 Aug 12 ...
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How to find a string from multiple .csv files

I have multiple .csv files in a folder named HW in my desktop and I am using cygwin , I want to find a string from a specific column for example in X column ARD is the header in content value may be ...
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Weird G++/AR Compilation issue

I'm working a patch-set to compile dpkg and APT onto Cygwin. I've almost got everything working, but I'm encountering some weird behavior with ar/g++ that I can't explain. APT's stock Makefile uses ...
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How to exclude a directory when zipping files

I'm trying to exclude a certain directory when building an archive using zip. Here's what I have tried: $ zip home.zip -y -r HOME -x '/AppData' -x '/AppData*' -x '/AppData/*' -x 'AppData' -x ...
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SSH tunnel to VNC on a Windows 7 system. Error: Tunnel device open failed

The system I'm trying to SSH from is Fedora 20 x86_64. The system tunneling to is Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and it has Cygwin installed with TigerVNC and OpenSSH. VNC is running on Windows 7 on port ...