Installing Cygwin

Janina Sajka janina at
Sat Aug 6 19:20:10 UTC 2016


If you must use Windows, you might prefer the Ubuntu developed command
shell (including bash) that was released this past Tuesday for Windows
10. This may replace the need for cygwin for you. It's worth a look.

John J. Boyer writes:
> Well, this is a half-Windows question. When I start the setup program I 
> get a dialog with a few options, none of which seem to do much. I want 
> to 
> get to the list of things to install so as to pick things like ssh rsync 
> mutt nano etc. I'mj using NVDA and Braille.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> John J. Boyer; President,
> AbilitiesSoft, Inc.
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