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-In addition to [[RXVT - A decent Windows shell]], [[CYGWIN SSH server for Windows]], and [[CYGWIN Cron under Windows]], there are a few useful general purpose cygwin packages:+====== Useful cygwin packages ====== 
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 +In addition to [[MinTTY ​- A decent ​native ​Windows shell]], [[CYGWIN SSH server for Windows]], and [[CYGWIN Cron under Windows]], there are a few useful general purpose cygwin packages:
  
   * lynx   * lynx
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   * nano   * nano
   * wget   * wget
 +  * netcat
   * curl   * curl
   * rsync   * rsync
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   * unzip   * unzip
   * vim   * vim
 +  * chere - Creates "open a shell here" context menu entry for arbitrary shells & terminal emulators
   * Development:​   * Development:​
     * gcc4-core     * gcc4-core
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     * make     * make
  
-...probably more+===== Command-line cygwin package installer ===== 
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 +To install additional cygwin packages later on from the command line, you can use [[http://​code.google.com/​p/​apt-cyg/​|apt-cyg]],​ which works like apt-get, but pulls its stuff from the normal cygwin repos To install: 
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 +  wget http://​apt-cyg.googlecode.com/​svn/​trunk/​apt-cyg 
 +  chmod +x apt-cyg 
 +  mv apt-cyg /​usr/​local/​bin/​ 
 + 
 +To use: 
 +  apt-cyg install chere 
useful_cygwin_packages.txt · Last modified: 2011/12/11 16:52 by tkbletsc