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Package ID
Cygwin
Version
2.7.0
Downloads
102388
Website
https://cygwin.com/

Summary

A Linux environment for Windows.

Description

Cygwin is a collection of tools which provide a Linux look and feel environment for Windows. Cygwin is also a DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API layer providing substantial Linux API functionality.

Package parameters

  • InstallDir - Set install location
  • DesktopIcon - Set to true to install desktop icon
  • Proxy - Set to "proxy:port". Otherwise system proxy or explicit chocolatey proxy will be used
  • Pubkey - URL of extra public key file (gpg format)
  • Site - Download site
  • NoStartMenu - Set to true to prevent installation of start menu items
  • NoAdmin - Do not check for and enforce running as administrator

Notes

  • This package provides only the last version of Cygwin.
  • For better functionality, it is recommended you install the cyg-get package. Use the cyg-get utility to add packages to your Cygwin installation.

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