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User's Guide. X User's Guide. Utilities. Cygwin comes with a number of command-line utilities that are used to manage the UNIX emulation portion of the Cygwin environment.


While many of these reflect their UNIX counterparts, each was written specifically for Cygwin. You may use the long or short option names interchangeably; for example, --help and -h function identically. All of the Cygwin command-line utilities support the --help and --version options. Usage: cygcheck [-v] [-h] PROGRAM cygcheck -c [-d] [PACKAGE] cygcheck -s [-r] [-v] [-h] cygcheck -k cygcheck -f FILE [FILE]... cygcheck -l [PACKAGE]... cygcheck -p REGEXP cygcheck --delete-orphaned-installation-keys cygcheck --enable-unique-object-names Cygwin-DLL cygcheck --disable-unique-object-names Cygwin-DLL cygcheck --show-unique-object-names Cygwin-DLL cygcheck -h List system information, check installed packages, or query package database.

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Cygwin Information and Installation

FAQs for Cygwin. Upgrading and installing packages through the cygwin command line. Primary forum for Cygwin, a GNU-Linux-like environment on Windows. KDE 3. Cygwin Package List. Cygwin FAQ.


Using Windows security in Cygwin. This section discusses how the Windows security model is utilized in Cygwin to implement POSIX-like permissions, as well as how the Windows authentication model is used to allow cygwin applications to switch users in a POSIX-like fashion.

Using Windows security in Cygwin

The setting of POSIX-like file and directory permissions is controlled by the mount option (no)acl which is set to acl by default. POSIX concepts and in particular the POSIX security model are not discussed here, but assumed to be understood by the reader. Cygwin Part 1. Useful Configuration of Cygwin, Part 1: Install, rxvt, and BASH Installation To install cygwin first download and run the setup.

Cygwin Part 1

Be sure to choose at least the folllowing packages: (hint: if you find the listing of packages according to groups annoying then click the "View" button in the upper-right which will change the listing order to alphabetical) The CYGWIN environment variable. Cygwin installation experience and notes. Some notes on setting up Cygwin Updated December 2006 Notice If you find this page, you should know that I am far from being a unix expert!

Cygwin installation experience and notes