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Cygwin: CD to Windows paths easily

In Windows paths are (unreasonably) long, so it is common to drag and drop from some links to the terminal or copy and paste paths from file managers. It is possible to put in the shell init file a ...

1 answers | 3 hours ago by antonio on Unix & Linux
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cursor keys not functioning properly in vim

I open my terminal and use Vim to open a new or old program, but after I click i to go into insert mode, my cursor keys and backspace key are not functioning properly. The backspace key just moves the ...

1 answers | 5 hours ago by antonio on Stack Overflow
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Unable to maximize cygwin after opening from context menu

Using the chere command at this link I was able to add the 'open bash terminal here' to my windows shell. However, it looks like rather than opening in a regular cygwin shell it opens in a cmd prompt ...

2 answers | 5 hours ago by musher on Stack Overflow
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Cygwin OpenSSH Server Error 1062

I tried to setup an OpenSSH Server on my Windows machine. I installed cygwin and the openssh package. Then configured "ssh-host-conf" an *** Query: Overwrite existing /etc/ssh_config file? ...

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How does Python work on Cygwin?

I installed Python 2.7.9 from (, and then Cygwin 2.8.59. But I had problems when installing numpy. pip install numpy error: Unable to find ...

1 answers | 8 hours ago by jun on Stack Overflow
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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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Cygwin setup.exe hangs during install Windows 8? How should I continue?

So I have used Cygwin on and off for the past few years and I've installed it a handful of times. However, I've never experienced the install hanging during the install process. When this happens, ...

2 answers | yesterday by Austin A on Stack Overflow
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SSH Password/User problem with Cygwin sshd service

hello I just set up SSHd through Cygwin on a Windows XP Pro box overseas using a RAT and discluded the openssh package from the install. I ran the cywin shell (from c:\cywin) and ran Now, It's under a ...

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Cygwin OpenSSH closes immediately after a connection

Trying to connect to cygwin-sshd using putty or cygwin ssh on localhost, here is all I get. I have it working fine on a different Win7x64 machine but this one is proving hellish. Config files for ...

1 answers | yesterday by Mark0978 on Super User
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java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/commons/logging/LogFactory

I install Hadoop-0.20.2 in windows using cygwin. If i run $ bin/hadoop version Hadoop 0.20.2 Subversion -r 911707 Compiled by ...

1 answers | yesterday by Siddhu on Stack Overflow
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How to move files to hdfs in hadoop using unix command

I have 2 directories "dft" and "hdfs" in the unpacked Hadoop folder. I am trying to copy the file(StartUnit.txt) in dft into hdfs. The corresponding command and exception are as shown below ...

2 answers | yesterday by Shreyuth on Super User
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Library file issues when installing Gearman through Cygwin

I have been installing Gearman job server on my WIN 7 machine through Cygwin terminal. I have extracted the tar file of gearman-1.1.12 successfully . Now I have to run ./configure to build the new ...

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Use build_libstagefright in ffmpeg to build file .so for android

In order to use ffmpeg in android , I tried to build ffmpeg by using build_libstagefright in ffmpeg/tools/lib_stagefright but it alwalys appear a error which i coundn't solve it. the message in the ...

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Android NDK and Msys

Can someone please tell me how to work with android NDK and Msys.Is there any setting that needs to be done before I start? And where should i start from? thanks in advance

2 answers | yesterday by shshnk on Stack Overflow
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Running Python Command on Cygwin Prompt (Windows 8)

I know this question has been asked many times, but I spent the entire day trying to figure out what went wrong and I still have no clue about it. As a DBA I a used to executing DB2 commands on cygwin ...

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Inetd / xinetd isn't working under cygwin, why?

I am trying to use xinetd (or inetd) with netcat to act as a TCP proxy. This setup works on Linux without issue. Under Cygwin, either as a service or from the a Cygwin command line, the (x)inetd ...

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Objective C for Windows

What would be the best way to write Objective-C on the Windows platform? Cygwin and gcc? Is there a way I can somehow integrate this into Visual Studio? Along those lines - are there any suggestions ...

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Improper output in SSH session on OSX using FreeSSHd on Windows with cygwin bash/sh shell

I am testing out running an SSH server on a local Windows VM. I have installed FreeSSHd and set the command shell to "c:\cygwin\bin\sh --login -i" (bash as well) with "Use new console engine" ...

1 answers | Dec 19 at 18:48 by Tyler Clendenin on Server Fault
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Is it advisable to switch from Cygwin 32bit to Cygwin 64bit?

I've been using Cygwin (for a long time). Specifically, I use it (including gcc/g++) on Win7 for development work. I've just recently noticed there now exists a 64-bit version. I don't have a ...

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How to use git-extras on windows(PortableGit)

the project : how to use it on windows(PortableGit)

3 answers | Dec 19 at 13:56 by Dozer on Stack Overflow
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Get display resolution from windows command line

I have seen several suggestions about programs to change the resolution from the command line. However I just want to display it, not change it. On linux I can use xrandr or xdpyinfo to get this ...

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Cygwin+KiTTYCyg: /bin/sh: No such file or directory

Trying to use KiTTY with Cygwin (x86) on Windows 7 x64. Installed latest Cygwin and all needed packages. Added ;c:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\;c:\cygwin\bin to system Path env. Downloaded KiTTYCyg for ...

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How do I install gfortran (via cygwin and etexteditor) and enable ifort under Windows XP?

I'm a newbie in the Unix world so all this is a little confusing to me. I'm having trouble compiling some Fortran files under Cygwin on Windows XP. Here's what I've done so far: Installed the e ...

1 answers | Dec 19 at 6:41 by bez on Super User
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Import Error in Cygwin

When I try to launch python scripts from Cygwin, I get an import error, even though my script clearly imports the necessary modules: $ python Traceback (most recent call last): File ...

1 answers | Dec 19 at 4:23 by Hunle on Stack Overflow
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cygwin on win7 problem - Could not use curl because “cygcurl-4.dll” is missing

Where do I find it and how do I install it? Thanks Follow-up: I did use the full installation and this specific file is not there.

3 answers | Dec 18 at 22:04 by shachar on Stack Overflow
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Making xargs work in Cygwin

Linux/bash, taking the list of lines on input and using xargs to work on each line: % ls -1 --color=never | xargs -I{} echo {} a b c Cygwin, take 1: $ ls -1 --color=never | xargs -I{} echo {} ...

2 answers | Dec 18 at 16:02 by John Doe on Stack Overflow
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Run two processes in parallel one on adb and another on windows using cygwin

I want to run two programs one on adb and another on windows. But it should be done parallely and compare outputs of two. I can use cygwin to do this sequencially: for adb : adb shell ./program1 ...

1 answers | Dec 18 at 11:01 by Vikram Dattu on Stack Overflow
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How to produce a sound when a command is finished?

I am working on a side project while a slightly long-running test gets processed. $ ruby Meanwhile one test was running, I tried to make up for the waiting time trying to write the next ...

3 answers | Dec 17 at 23:32 by LaunLaun on Stack Overflow
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will updating cygwin setup file delete my entire cygwin installation

I had downloaded cygwin from one mirror site, and after a few months when I try to update now I get the message that the "current ini file is from a newer version of setup-x86_64.exe" If I download a ...

2 answers | Dec 17 at 20:31 by Rog on Stack Overflow
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Can I just use the libraries from FFmpeg in an Android app?

After some time on the Web, I found that I have to use the FFmpeg in my app. I found a lot of things related with Android and FFmpeg. I just want to use FFmpeg, but I can't create the libraries and ...

1 answers | Dec 17 at 16:45 by LMDS on Stack Overflow
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