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I just downloaded Cygwin, I've never used it before cause I've always used putty. Cygwin is not letting me compile; I can see the files but it just doesn't let me compile and I do not understand why, am I doing something wrong?

This is what's going on:

Christine@Christine-PC ~
$ ls
8.6.c   a.b.c  a.c.c  core    new  2.txt  test.c
9.13.c  a.c    a.out  days.c  new2.c      test.txt

Christine@Christine-PC ~
$ gcc a.c.c
-bash: gcc: command not found
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Try to reinstall cygwin and make sure that GCC is being installed. – Mokubai Nov 9 '13 at 7:17

You need to install gcc if you want to be able to compile. Run setup again and select it.

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Where is it under? debug? – christine Nov 9 '13 at 7:10
Type gcc into the search bar. It's under devel. – David Schwartz Nov 9 '13 at 7:21
I just found it. thanks!! – christine Nov 9 '13 at 7:34

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