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How do I install cURL on cygwin?

I tried to enable curl on cygwin but it says bash: curl: command not found How do I install curl on cygwin?

13 answers | 2 hours ago by Drew LeSueur on Stack Overflow
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how to nstall shh server on windows xp using cigwin

i tried but it shows the error what can i do /usr/sbin/sshd.exe: error while loading shared libraries: cygkafs-0.dll: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

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Can't connect to windows via ssh

I downloaded cygwin and ran ssh-host-config. I'm trying to connect using ssh -l micah myserver it then says micah@myserver's password: I enter the same password I use to log into windows and it …

1 answers | 6 hours ago by Micah on Server Fault
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Implementing a “screen” command for windows machine using python

So I am trying to do following: I have Cygwin enabled with screen and ssh daemon in Windows 7. I create a new screen using the command screen -dmS "my_screen" on my Windows machine. I ssh to the ...

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Setup a Git server with msysgit on Windows

My friends and I are trying to setup Git for Windows using the tutorial Git Server: Gitosis and Cygwin on Windows, but we just keep running into problems. What would a "Setup Git Server" guide for …

15 answers | 13 hours ago by Tom on Stack Overflow
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sh.exe (bash) heap space error on Windows XP

I am running a bash shell on Windows XP that is shipped with Git for Windows. The command window's title shows MINGW32, and the error message contains Cygwin. This is the command that I run and the …

2 answers | 19 hours ago by hanxue on Super User
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Can't run .run file using cygstart

I am trying to run a .run file in cygwin, but I always seem to get this error: Unable to start '': There is no application associated with the given file name extension. I needed to be a ...

2 answers | 20 hours ago by Altair on Stack Overflow
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how to install squid 3.3 on windows

I want to run squid 3.3 on windows. The site seems out of date (latest files are 2010). How can I install squid?

2 answers | 23 hours ago by SHC on Super User
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timed_mutex won't complie under Cygwin 4.8.2 ('timed_mutex' in namespace 'std' does not name a type)

My file test8.cpp is #include<thread> #include<mutex> #include<chrono> std::mutex mutex; std::timed_mutex timed_mutex; When I compile this code g++ -std=c++11 -pthread -c ...

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Cygwin hangs/freezes when installing: won't finish downloading packages

See image: Just stays there. Restarting causes the same problem, and changing mirrors doesn't seem to help.

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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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How to use Pdflatex with Pandoc?

I'm using Pandoc to convert my markdown files to different formats including html and docx. With PDF though, I get the message pdflatex not found even though it was installed and I can even call it …

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Cygwin to execute windows shortcut files (.LNK)

I use Cygwin as my cmd replacement on Windows and I am in the process of cleaning up my system PATH variable. I now have a folder containing exe's and shortcuts (.LNK) files which is in PATH ...

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Is it possible to view Hindi characters in the git bash console, or any console that I can run karma test runner from?

Is there a way I can view Hindi characters in the console while running karma? I'm doing string comparison tests and the tests themselves work but I need to be able to see the characters in the ...

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Supervisord with Cygdrive Not Starting as Windows Service

I am running supervisord to daemonize Celery for a Django app. I am uncertain why this does not work. The supervisord log file says the command is not executable, but running it in the command line …

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Daemonizing Celery with Supervisord on Windows System

I am uncertain why this does not work. The supervisord log file says the command is not executable, but running it in the command line works. I am running supervisord in a virtualenv to daemonize ...

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SSL certificate rejected trying to access GitHub over HTTPS behind firewall

I'm stuck behind a firewall so have to use HTTPS to access my GitHub repository. I'm using cygwin 1.7.7 on Windows XP. I've tried setting the remote to ...

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Setting up SDL in MinGW

Currently, I'm trying to figure out how to set up SDL with MinGW. I've seen a couple of sites that have methods (or rather, the same method re-published), but I'd rather not have a "quick 'n dirty" …

1 answers | yesterday by johnki on Stack Overflow
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compiling static library for windows in cygwin

I'm trying to compile a library (dxflib) for use in windows using cygwin. I'm loosely following the instructions found here: ...

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Windows 7 and CYGWIN ssh login trouble

I have two PC's both running Windows 7 (64 bit). I installed CYGWIN (64 bit) on them today simply for the SSH functionality. (I want to use a file sync program called Unison and Unison recommends the …

2 answers | 2 days ago by mkstreet on Super User
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cygwin ssh works locally, not remotely

I have Cygwin with SSH server installed (Windows 7). After setting up I can login locally using "ssh localhost -l [myUsername]". I input my password. Success. However, trying to SSH to the machine …

3 answers | 2 days ago by ron M. on Server Fault
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ssh connection using cygwin

I am trying to connect with my remote linux server using cygwin+ssh but the authentication fails with no apparent reason. I have successfully setup another connnection to github successfully and I ...

3 answers | 2 days ago by mottalrd on Stack Overflow
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How are msys, msys2, and msysgit related to each other?

I've been searching around, but I can't find a thorough description of what's going on with these 3 versions of MSYS. (It's entirely possible I just don't know what to look for.) I do understand that …

1 answers | 2 days ago by jpmc26 on Stack Overflow
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AR in Cygwin cannot find archive file

I am compiling Jasper for inclusion into dcraw and using the latest version of Cygwin for the environment and MinGW for the compilers and utilities. Configuring, compiling and creating of the ...

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I wanted to use the function qflll from the PARI library in python, so I downloaded, however when I attempted to use qflll in python, i.e. qflll([[1,0,0],[0,1,0],[0,0,1]]) …

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MinGW MSYS, MSVCRT, and the TZ environment variable

In short, how to make both MSVCRT and MinGW MSYS share the TZ environment variable without conflicts? Or, how to make both support timezones without conflicts? Further information In order to have …

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Print Windows mapping of root path in MSYS Bash

In MSYS Bash I get: $ cd ~ $ pwd /c/Users/antonio but: $ cd / $ pwd / Can I get the full Windows absolute path from Bash?

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ffmpeg can't find output directory under cygwin

I'm using the windows build of ffmpeg (details below), and when I try to transcode a video with the output file NOT in the local directory, it complains with the error message : /dtop/out.mp4: No ...

1 answers | Jul 29 at 4:38 by ljwobker on Stack Overflow
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How to sort words with accents?

I was wondering how to sort alphabetically a list of Spanish words [with accents]. Excerpt from the word list: Chocó Cundinamarca Córdoba

1 answers | Jul 28 at 22:47 by Alejandro on Stack Overflow
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Invoke remote MSBuild script inside a MSBuild script with cygwin sshd

I'm trying to do some MSBuild automation for deploy and backup. I tried several different remote execution platforms (Powershell/WMI, PsExec and Cygwin) and had some troubles with all of them. With …

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