Use Cygwin (was: Re: Braille output for Tiger)

hank smith hanksmith4 at
Mon May 2 15:42:04 UTC 2005

can yasr run on it for example?
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Sent: Monday, May 02, 2005 1:38 AM
Subject: Use Cygwin (was: Re: Braille output for Tiger)

>A good way to get your feet wet with Linux is to install Cygwin
> ( It's a free Red Hat product that gives you a fair
> subsection of Linux under Windows. I use it at home since Linux can't
> see my disk (a Stripe0/RAID). Using it I've got a lot of Linux
> available as well as things on Windows that Linux doesn't have such as
> OCR. There are a few bumps but it ain't bad.
> On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 03:26:40PM +0800, Ian Blackburn wrote:
>> I am only a interested person a man in Perth WA is working on it Tom
>> Armington is working with nfbtrans 
>> I am trying to get people to work together so there is less duplocation
>> of effort I don't use linux yet cant get it yet and I think I  need help
>> to learn it.  
>> I a am stuck with M$ windows and JFW at the moment here at work and at
>> home I still have a m$ machine but  later will get a MAC because I feel
>> A$ has a better attitude 
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