[Cygwin] Installation

  1. Download the latest setup file here: https://cygwin.com/install.html (32 bit or 64 bit is not important)
  2. Double click into installer, follow the instructions to install the default setup
  3. Double click into the installer again, in the package selection, search wget, gnupg then select to install them.
  4. copy the apt-cyg script from : https://github.com/transcode-open/apt-cyg into the folder C:\cygwin\bin
  5. change the mode of this file to make it executable. (chmod -R 777 /bin/apt-cyg)
  6. from now on, you can install cygwin package using command “apt-cyg install package-name”

for ex: apt-cyg install gdb

for ex: apt-cyg install python

for ex: apt-cyg install gcc-g++

for ex: apt-cyg install dejagnu


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