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Windows RegEdit: How to properly quote Cygwin commands in Registry “RunAs” entry?

I have a Windows machine with Cygwin/X installed and X11 server running. I want to open text files with Cygwin/X's GVim. I already have it set up, with the appropriate Registry entry at ...
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SSH connection breaks again and again

I am using SSH to achieve remote desktop connection. I am using cygwin at server side and plink at client side to connect the SSH server. It was working fine without any error till yesterday. Now I am ...
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how create ssh-tunnel PC-to-LAN through SSH in VPN (CYGWIN) to the remote LAN

I have remote PC (WIN7) and access to it throurgh VPN to PC2 (win7) I configured CYGWIN at that PC and able to connect via PUTTY to that SSH. Remote PC has access to the own LAN. I have to get that ...
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Permission denied on ssh access with cygwin

I have a fresh Windows 10 family (x64) install with an Administrator account Jean Perrin. I installed cygwin with openssh and modified C:\cygwin64\Cygwin.bat this way: @echo off C: chdir ...
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Cygwin and automated SSH Login - one user works, the other does not

Ok, so I have two windows computers and one linux computer. I setup cygwin and installed the ssh package. I then opened up the cygwin terminal on each computer and ran ssh-keygen -t -N '' I then ...
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Cygwin Terminal isn't working right [duplicate]

I opened Cygwin Terminal and it doesn't have sudo or apt-get. I don't know how to get major commands like these back. Does anyone know what I should do?
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GNU Screen hangs in ConEmu

I just did an update of Cygwin on a Windows 7 box. When I open ConEmu to a Cygwin Bash terminal, everything seems fine. However, if I run GNU Screen, the terminal locks up until I forcibly kill ...
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Why is this DOS batch file that installs Cygwin unattended failing?

After assembling information from all over the Internet, I've managed to come up with a DOS batch script that should be working AFAICT, but after the Cygwin setup executable finishes (seemingly ...
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stdout of my app visible in cygwin bash.exe, and not visible in mintty.exe

I have a simple c program with printf("start\n");. When I run it from bash.exe -i -l, I can see the stdout. When I run it from mintty.exe, I can't see it. How can I make it visible thru mintty.exe as ...
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cygwin1.dll not available error when installing Cygwin

I am unable to make Cygwin work properly. After download the Cygwin setup files (either the 32-bit version setup-x86.exe or the 64-bit version setup-x86_64.exe) from the Cygwin website, I ran it to ...
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Cygwin ssh in domain environment

I managed to get a Cygwin ssh server to work with domain accounts with the use of the /etc/passwd file. The problem is now when a user browses outside of the cygdrive e.g. in the root of my c: ...
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tar xvfz and -xvfc both didn't worked in Cygwin on Windows

I tried tar with xvfz and -xvfc both didn't work in Cygwin on Windows. $ tar xvfz sshpass-1.0.5.tar.gz tar (child): sshpass-1.0.5.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory tar (child): Error is ...
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How to configure cygwin git to work behind proxy?

I am using Windows 7 x64. I have installed Git for Windows and cygwin's git. These are the installed versions for Git for Windows: user@machine MINGW64 ~ $ uname -a MINGW64_NT-6.1 machine ...
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How can I find the password of a CygWIN 'cyg_server' privileged user?

Have given this a good web-search, and inside the forum also, but cannot yet find. I have the Privileged user cyg_server as a CygWIN user in /etc/passwd file, and it also shows up in its own right as ...
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sqlite3 doesn't produce any output in the gitbash or cygwin [duplicate]

I'm trying to use sqlite (cli 3.10.1) with cygwin or gitbash on windows 10 64. However, when I run it, nothing happens, i.e. sqlite produces no output. Everything's alright in cmd.exe
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Open file with cygwin emacsclient?

How can I associate files in windows so they open in my running emacs using emacsclient? I can only find some old posts mentioning emacsclient-w32 which seems to have been discontinued.
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Cygwin : cannot install new package from updated local installation directory

I choosed to provide a cygwin to be installed from a Local Directory. After building it, I wanted to add a new package inside, then re-running Cygwin Setup still with "Install from local directory" ...
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Cygwin SSH not reading config file

Cygwin's ssh isn't reading my config file at %HOME%/.ssh/config. I have Cygwin installed, but I prefer to use the DOS-like environment on Windows. I have the Cygwin bin directory in my PATH and I ...
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How to convert a Windows path (with backslashes) to Unix format on Babun/Cygwin

I'm using Windows and writing shell scripts to run on Babun (a POSIX api). I need to read a path from an environment variable, $USERPROFILE, and convert it to unix style (replace \ by /, c:\ by /c/) ...
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Conemu ssh results in “Pseudo-terminal will not be allocated because stdin is not a terminal”

I'm using a Conemu task to ssh into my server. In order to have 256 color for my motd generator support I have put the cygwin-connector conemu-cyg-64.exe in the bin folder of my CygWin installation on ...
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to restore the contents of the console after exiting from vim in cygwin(windows 7)

I have cygwin installed on windows 7. While working with cygwin and vim, i see that the contents on the console are getting cleared. I would like to restore the contents. Is there a solution to this ...
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ProFTPd on Cygwin - “Service Could Not be Started”

When I run net start proftpd I get this output: The Cygwin proftpd service is starting. The Cygwin proftpd service could not be started. The service did not report an error. More help is available ...
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rxvt.exe is not in the folder after installing it through cygwin

I have installed rxvt using Cygwin. The root directory is F:\cygwin64. So, after installing rxvt, rxvt.exe should be in F:\cygwin64\bin folder. But I can't find it there. I have reinstalled it ...
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Optimize cygwin tools load time on my i5 4th Gen, 8 GB RAM, large disk

I have a x86 cygwin installation(v. (cygwin) 2.3.1 installed yesterday) where practically every tool loads very slowly. grep, tail, less, which, echo, cat -- every utility takes 2 seconds to load and ...
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Is termcap on cygwin

I'm trying to build something that apparently depends on termcap (it keeps saying cannot find - ltermcap). I ran Cygwin's setup-x86_64.exe, hoping to install termcap from there; however, I did not ...
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Why would it be faster to hop SSH with pseudo-tty versus forwarding?

I have noticed that on my office's network, multi-hop SSH connections using the "pseudo-tty" method perform better (see last note) than using the "forwarding" method. Why would this be the case? In ...
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rsync unexplained error (code 255) at io.c(820)

Out of the blue, upon vagrant up, rsync started throwing the error below: There was an error when attempting to rsync a synced folder. Please inspect the error message below for more info. Host ...
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Windows password changed while using passwd command in cygwin [duplicate]

I am using cygwin in windows 8.1. I typed passwd command and it asked for my old Windows password, I typed the old Windows password, it further asked for "Enter New password" : I pressed ctrl+d . ...
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No /dev/tty in cygwin

I installed ammonite and got (Scala 2.11.7 Java 1.8.0_45) bash: /dev/tty: No such device or address bash: /dev/tty: No such device or address Exception in thread "main" java.lang.RuntimeException: ...
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Drush master-branch in Win10 - Git For Windows \ Acquia Dev Desktop 2 or Cygwin?

Cross-software general question: Since I know bash only a little bit, and didn't very much understood the differences between the following emulators\compatibility layers (?) for UNIX on Windows, My ...
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Read binary file of expected size blocking until the size is equals expected

I want to read a dowloaded file while it is being written for instance with tail -f -c +1 $filename and to redirect it to another tool (which decodes it) with a pipe |. This works fine but I am doing ...
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Why do I get this “Could not find /tmp” error from Git (or bash.exe)?

I am using Git to manage our project sources. For the continuous use, I employ a couple of active environments: TortoiseGit, for visual operations and immediate status feedback. Cygwin, through ...
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Cygwin Openssh key authentication doesn't work in Windows environment

I use Unison on a Windows 10 machine to backup my files to a remote server running CentOS. I connect to the remote machine without a password using OpenSSH and public keys in Cygwin. I have never had ...
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ssh closing connection during login for just one particular user

I'm facing this weird issue where the SSH server is closing the connection during login itself for this particular user. I never see the password prompt for the user, server closes connection even ...
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Is there a way to make cygwin setup remember the -K option

I'm using cygwin 64-bit on Windows 8. I've also gotten some packages from the Cygwin Ports project. The instructions on the Cygwin Ports site for running cygwin setup include: cygstart -- ...
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X11 Forwarding Error:

I have encountered an issue with X11 Forwarding. I can SSH into my Odroid XU4 running Ubuntu 15.04 from my laptop running windows 8 over the WLAN and have successfully used X11 to forward applications ...
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Find | grep doesn't work in Cygwin

I have cygwin installed and when I search for the source code with this command nothing show up, even that I have that string in a file $ echo foo > bar $ find . -name '*' | grep foo Nothing ...
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Specifying Path With Escapes in an Environment Variable

This is a shell escaping syntax, cmake, and perhaps Haskell issue (not sure where to fix it). Specifically, I am in Cygwin and trying to execute something like: CXX=/different/g++ ./build_all.sh ...
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git what's the recommended way to update from old 32bit version to new 64 bit version in windows

I want to update my git version from 32bit (v 1.9.5) to the latest version (2.6.3) I downloaded a 64bit version. Should I stick with 32bit? As I see it I could uninstall the old version by removing ...
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How to intall Rsubread, Edge R and limma packages in R in Cygwin?

I'm new to Cygwin and want to install three packages called Rsubread EdgeR and limma in R in Cygwin. I typed R in Cygwin console and once in the R environment, then I installed the packages as: ...
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“bash: gfortran: command not found” in Cygwin after Fortran installation is complete

I just installed Cygwin and am using it to run an open source software package which requires the use of a Fortran compiler. I have run setup-x86_64.exe and installed (I believe) all the Fortran ...
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ConEmu doesn't show non-ASCII characters

I'm using ConEmu (on windows 7) for a few months now. Everything worked fine until today. Indeed, now I can't write non ASCII characters like 'é' : when I press the key, nothing happens. I'm using ...
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Trying to get git's core.pager to work on both mingw and cygwin

I am trying to get git for Windows working identically in the mingw bash that comes with git for Windows and in my cygwin terminal. Right now, I cannot get the core.pager (which determines whether a ...
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Cygwin Icon Broken In Taskbar

I have a weird issue that kind of drives me nuts. When I open my Cygwin terminal, the icon in the task bar is broken on my left monitor. When I drag it to the monitor on my right it appears as normal. ...
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How should I properly configure NetBeans with MinGW-w64 and MSYS2?

I'm trying to set up NetBeans for C++ development. I have installed msys2 into C:\msys64 and installed mingw-w64 within it. I added them into my path and compiled my test project on the command line ...
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Why does my PowerShell belief it's a Cygwin terminal?

Lately I discovered that colorama* does not work as intended. It does not convert ANSI escape sequences into WinAPI calls to change the PoSh console text colors. I noticed that it works correct in an ...
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what is the default speed in rsync to send from local to remote machine?

I want to know the default speed of rsync command to send data from local machine to remote machine. Is that depend on network or rsync has default speed is set for rsync command.
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SVN commit from bash script WITHOUT a password

I have a bash script that needs to check in the result of a test into SVN. Problem is that whenever I commit to svn, it requires a user name and password which I really REALLY don't want to include ...
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Unable to keep process running in Windows 7 (version 6.1.7601)

I am using ssh to login to a windows 7 system, the configuration for cygwin was already configured, when i am trying to start a selenium server using the command start "startSeleniumServer" java ...
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Vim in Cygwin skips keypresses

My Cygwin installation works fine except when I code in vim, it skips the keys I press, and it happens annoyingly often. I don't seem to have this problem when I am in the bash, but when I start ...