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cygwin provides a Unix/Linux-like environment under Microsoft Windows OSes.

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Cygwin ssh server no longer works after new router

I had my modem-router combo swapped to a separate modem and router only to find that my Cygwin SSH server can no longer be connected to. From what I can tell looking at the config, there is no IP set. ...
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Linux-like ^A (ctrl-a) in Cygwin

I've installed the latest Cygwin on Win10. Out of habit on *nix, I find myself hitting ^A to go to the beginning of the current line, but the default (hopefully modifiable) behaviour is that it ...
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Cygwin - Run batch file in foreground

This seems like not possible. I've been trying to launch a batch file which has to run in foreground of the user session. so I ssh to Cygwin of remote host and run the batch file and it always ends ...
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Can you make Windows command prompt cmd+cygwin?

I want to make my windows command prompt cmd+cygwin. I should be able to run both windows cmd commands and cygwin commands from my windows cmd prompt. If I add C:\cygwin64\bin to my PATH variable i ...
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How do I use autoconf with Cygwin

Environment Windows 7 Cygwin 2.0.2(0.287/5/3) I have installed autoconf and I have tried... $ autoconf-2.69 autom4te-2.69: need GNU m4 1.4 or later: /usr/bin/m4 and $ autoconf-2.13 Autoconf ...
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Creating X windows on one specific monitor

I currently have a 3-monitor setup running Cygwin/X. My typical usage case is SSH'ing into a server, and running a program with a GUI through a local instance of X. Unfortunately, when I start a ...
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cmder ssh connect in new console not run default bash

I am trying to ssh connect using cygwin bash in cmder. I set cygwin bash as default bash under Settings>Startup>Specified named task - I put here Cygwin bash. When I open cmder - cygwin bash is ...
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Find files based on siblings

Consider this directory: thingsToThinkAbout/ thing1.txt thing2.txt thing2.txt.thoughts.txt thing3.txt thing7.txt.thoughts.txt With bash find I can look for the things (find . -...
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rsync on Windows

I'm new to rsync and need some help with syntax or common understanding. I have 3 servers: Source (SRC) Destination (DST) Server where rsync and ssh are installed. I use rsync from Cygwin Note:...
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Preserve 'read' permission using 'tar' and 'copy' commands

I have 2 servers in different domains. I use 3rd server to run batch script. All servers have cygwin installed hence I use Linux shell commands as well. All server could talk to each other. The goal: ...
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How can I change the startup directory of my myzsh terminal In cygwin?

I installed cygwin and my zsh on windows 10. When i open the terminal the initial directory is c:/cygwin64/. So how can i change it to c:/users/username/ ? Which is the one used by the windows ...
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PuTTY Cygwin nano screen error

I have recently installed Cygwin on my Windows 7 x64 computer so I can use nano to edit files from the command line. I have also setup OpenSSH to be able to connect to it remotely using PuTTY from my ...
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Rsync No such File or Directory

I am getting an error from rsync.exe saying a directory not found eventhough it does exist. I am calling this via C# Here is my rsync call and the error rsync.exe -rtvv --modify-window=2 --exclude=...
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Even after setting HOME openssh looks at wrong place for keys

myhome@NOOSLLPT107144 ~ $ echo $HOME /cygdrive/c/Users/myhome $ ssh -vvv git@gitlab.com OpenSSH_7.4p1, OpenSSL 1.0.2j 26 Sep 2016 debug2: resolving "gitlab.com" port 22 debug2: ssh_connect_direct: ...
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Installing php extension with Cygwin, tests are failing

I've originally asked this on StackOverflow, but got no answers. I've deleted it now. I guess it would fit here more. I'm on a Windows machine, but I am trying to install this PHP extension, and I ...

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