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Chocolatey install of Cygwin keeps looping through sites?

So I have been trying to install Cygwin via chocolatey here, using: cinst Cygwin However, I get this screen which just goes through different sites, and keeps 'failing'. Now I am concerned... ...
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Which cygwin package to install?

I wanted to do some floating point math and realized that some bc utility is necessary. Where is the map of utilities to the cygwin packages that contain them? Please note that using cygwin installer ...
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Wget Intallation in Cygwin

I tried to install wget version-1.14 (tar.xz package) on cygwin, but it failed. My steps were tar -xf wget-1.14.tar.xz cd wget-1.14 ./configure After some time, it spits a configure error. How to ...
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1answer
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What is the way in cygwin to install everything from a local directory from the command line

I have a local repo of cygwin that I would like to deploy across various test machines. Is there a command that I could script out to install cygwin along with all of the packages in my local ...
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Which cygwin package contains the zip command?

It's hard to believe, but there's no zip in my cygwin (I can't recall excluding any packages; on the opposite, I added a lot of stuff). How can I install it? The search page returns "zip", but ...
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How can I find a missing binary needed under Cygwin?

I am trying to put together a cygwin installation and find that the commandtput is needed, but I have no idea what package supplies it. How can I find the package I need? please note: I found have ...
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Install Vim in Cygwin

I have installed Cygwin on my Windows machine and I have also selected some additional packages as part of my installation (like GCC etc). Now I want to add Vim also to my existing Cygwin setup. What ...
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“unable to get setup.ini” error during Cygwin installation

While installing cygwin I'm getting the following error unable to get setup.ini What is the reason? I'm newly studying Unix. So Please guide me in this.
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How do I install 'rev' in Cygwin?

The Unix rev utility reverses lines in a file. How do I get this under Cygwin? Which package do I need to install?
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1answer
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skip preamble screens in cygwin?

Not unrarely I'll want to isntall a new package in cygwin. When I launch the installer, I have to go through a few screens where I specify the mirror host, the download directory, and all that. Is ...
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How to install Lagrange in Cygwin?

I need to install a script for biogeographical analyses in Windows XP using Cygwin. The program is named Lagrange and is written in C++. It actually comes with instructions to install in Linux and ...
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How to install new packages on Cygwin?

I installed the latest version of Cygwin with a number of packages. I soon realised that I need more packages (such as wget, etc) and I couldn't find a way to install the new packages without running ...
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installing libraries for cygwin

I want to install these libraries in cygwin, how do I do it? are all of them available on cygwin environment or only on linux? g++ - the version 4.4 graphviz gnuplot plotdrop libboost version 1.38 ...