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Running fsck from cygwin shell?

I need to be able to check / fix file system errors on SD cards from a win7 box. I had hoped to use e2fsck from cygwin but am having some issues getting this to work. (SD cards are used to boot ...
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what are the pros/cons of cygwin x86_64 vs x86 version on win7 64b?

So far I have always used the 32b version of cygwin in all my machines (3 that I use frequently, all 64b win7). Now I am going to get a new desktop, another win7 64b, and I was wondering whether it ...
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SSH error. Error installing a service: CreateService: Win32 error 1057

ssh-host-config is not working, I get this error at creating sshd as a service. I'm running Windows 7 32 bit with cygwin installed. It was working at first, after installing cygwin. I did ...
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Cygwin: man no longer works

I have cygwin installed in the default folder (C:\cygwin) on Windows 7 Pro. Up until a few months ago (not sure how long), man pages worked fine. Then came an update, and now man anything displays ...
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Cygwin dd of='\\.\PhysicalDrive0' Invalid argument

I'm trying to copy my hard drive. unxutils dd that used to work before, now doesn't. So I'm trying the Cygwin version. It reads just fine, but can't open for writing: $ dd if='\\.\PhysicalDrive0' ...
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cygstart --directory switch is ignored when using --action=runas

It seems the --directory switch is ineffective when used with --action=runas when using cygstart. For example: cygstart --action=runas --directory=`cygpath -wa $PWD` cmd.exe /k dir The expected ...
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SSH into dual boot computer

So as is usual I have a dual boot Kubunutu / Windows 7 box (with cygwin), at certain static IP of local 192.168.0.x range, and I want to SSH to it from my other boxes regardless of which system it's ...
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How can I Install Tmux in Cygwin?

I'm trying to install Tmux under a Cygwin 64-bit installation on Windows 7 64-bit. I'm following these instructions: http://java.ociweb.com/mark/programming/tmuxInCygwin.html I successfully compiled ...
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Don't Answer Please: Windows 7 64 bit Cygwin Network Drive Mounting

I'm best described as a ferverish fumbler rather than some sort of expert. However, I have been around the block a few times. I've just realised that in my new place of employment, my Windows 7 64 ...
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Installing Gunicorn using Cygwin

How can I install Gunicorn using Cygwin? I can't seem to find the Gunicorn Package on Cygwin...Unless I'm understanding the issue on github wrong, I think it does support Gunicorn. Also I found this ...
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Weechat with the beep script is not making sounds

I had a friend help me configure weechat-curses, version 0.4.2 in Cygwin. Got to where I wanted to set a custom sound for highlights with beep.pl. I set the command to run on highlight to cat ...
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cygwin sshd.exe & service randomly hang after a few days

I have cygwin and sshd installed, latest versions as of last month, on a Win7 Pro 64-bit box. I can ssh in from a Linux box no trouble. (It's identical to a setup I have on a Windows 2003 Server box ...
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BSD fortune for Windows command prompt or DOS

This is probably a stupid question, but I was just wondering if the following is doable: If I should just forget about it and go the VM/ full GNU-Linux OS route, that's fine.After mucking about with ...
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Default permission for new file cygwin on Windows 7

I am using cygwin on Windows 7 professional. When I create new files such as MyNewFile.java it seems to get default permission set to 755. This is not what I want. I want it to be 644 for regular ...
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netstat reports a pid that tasklist cannot find

I was trying out cygwin lighttpd and got the error can't bind to port: 80 Address already in use I used netstat to find out which process is using it: C:\WINDOWS\system32>netstat -ao | ...
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Cygwin local mounts disappeared after update. How to recover?

I've been running 32-bit Cygwin under 64-Bit Win-7 for years. I just did a Cygwin update, which I do every month or so, and normally the updates have no noticeable side effects. But today's update ...
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Cygwin messes up Windows PATH

I installed Cygwin and uninstalled it after some time on a Windows 7 machine. But, the PATH variable directories naming is not correct now. Could some one tell me how do I correct this? Log below - ...
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Trying to access Libraries folder with cygwin

I saved some files in Libraries -> Documents on windows 7 and I try to access to those files with cygwin. Where is that folder Documents ? I've looked under /cygdrive/c/Users/my_user/ but I ...
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How to identify the local network you are connected to

I need a script to be able to identify if the computer is connected to my home network, to my work network, o to a different network, either by wifi or by cable. My question is if there some network ...
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Avoid “press any key to continue” after taskkill

How to go about avoiding the press any key to continue that prevents windows to automatically close after a taskkill? pids=`ps -W|grep java|awk '{print $1}'` for pid in $pids; do taskkill.exe /F ...
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How to generate missing server-0.xkm (compiled keymap) in cygwin 1.13.2.0 in Windows 7

My operating system is Windows 7. I installed cygwin. I wanted to start the XWin Server with the startxwin command and it terminates with the error: Couldn't open compiled keymap file ...
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startxwin.exe is failing in cygwin 1.13.2.0 on Windows 7 with keyboard initialization failure

My operating system is Windows 7. I installed cygwin. I wanted to start the XWin Server with the startxwin command and it terminates with the error: Couldn't open compiled keymap file ...
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Problems after installing Microsoft Services for UNIX

I had Cygwin installed and everything worked liked a charm. At some point I installed Microsoft Services for UNIX on my computer and the problems started. When I open up a commnad shell an wanna try ...
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How do I open a file in Cygwin Emacs from Windows?

I am trying to make Windows open text files in Emacs, which I have installed under Cygwin. I have followed these instructions: and created a bat file like this: @echo off chdir C:\LocalApp\cygwin\bin ...
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NX on windows 7 - disruptive screen configuration change

I am using NX on Windows7. Windows handles 2 montiors. NX running on the main one. After the screensaver was running, I got the following NX message: Disruptive screen configuration change. Restore ...
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Install python module snack on cygwin for byobu

I'm setting up the terminal multiplexer byobu on cygwin. But it's not fully working, since it has some python dependencies. E.g. F9 toggles the menu, which relies on byobu-config. That needs ...
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How to remove Administrators group from access token

When I run cmd.exe from the Start button, then run "whoami /groups" in order to view the access token, I see that the Administrators group is not in my access token. That's good - I want to not have ...
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Bash script fails from Windows 7 task scheduler

In order to use rsync I created a Bash script. It runs fine from the Cygwin 32-bit shell in Win 7 but fails when run from the Win 7 Task Scheduler. My Task Scheduler script is a simple: ...
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How do I get Cygwin to create files owned by me, rather than Administrators?

When I create a file using Cygwin (on Windows 7), the file owner is Administrators. When I create a file with a Windows command shell (same computer, login, etc), the owner is me. How do I get ...
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Two node(master-slave) cluster getting only single live node with cygwin in windows

I am able to run single hadoop node,while in two node after succesfull connection from master to slave when i ran through i am only getting single live node ,i was expecting slave node as well when ...
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Slave: ssh: connect to host slave port 22: Connection timed out

i have done with single node cluster on two different machine,I have made one as master(192.168.1.1) and other m/c as slave(192.168.1.2), I am successfully able to ping between two machine,I have made ...
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Cygwin - Cannot or does not create user profile files - /home/User/

I have a fair amount of experience with Cygwin and it's setup, however this time it is behaving strangely. When I installed it everything seemed to work great, but upon opening the Cygwin prompt I ...
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Is it possible to get case-sensitive filename handling in Cygwin 64-bit running on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit?

I have been using Cygwin 32-bit on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. I had the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\kernel\ObCaseInsensitive registry key set and all has been good: I ...
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Never Ending Cygwin Package Downloads

I have deleted the packages found under C:\Users\MyUserName\Documents\CYGWIN PACKAGES several times in the last day or two. I delete them and empty the recycle bin but they keep reappearing. Is there ...
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Cygwin always interrupted with Ctrl-C

My Cygwin terminal (known as Mintty) doesn't work correctly. When I minimize it to the Windows Taskbar and restore it, it will receive the Ctrl-C signal, but I didn't touch any key. This is wierd. ...
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Why does there appear to be more than 1 dmcl.ini file in Windows 7?

Documentum uses a configuration file C:\Windows\dmcl.ini which I need to edit from time to time. As the file is protected by UAC, I am editing it by running Notepad as Administrator. However after ...
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trying to extract two tables at a time from http files with 40 tables each

I have about 20 webpages. Each page has top banner navigation and then has information on up to 20 vehicles. There are 2 tables per vehicle. The logical flow is: page navigation, table 1 for ...
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How to specify what owner/group a programatically created folder belongs to

A little background first: I'm doing some Drupal site-building on a Windows 7 machine. Drupal has an image module which, in short, allows for image caching. When you create an image style, the ...
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Getting error while executing shell script in Cygwin?

I have done a script (bash) and kept the same in E:\Ping folder of my local Windows 7 m/c, and I am trying to run the same through Cygwin. I'm getting a bash: sh : command not found error. What is ...
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Confugure sshd in Window-7.x64 with OpenSSHWindows53p1

I was trying to configure SSH server in Windows-7.x64. Downloaded OpenSSHWindows53p1-2 and installed. As per the documentation, the installer is a bare minimum cygwin environment, just to run ssh and ...
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cygwin/minTTY reads odd signal from delete key

So this is an odd situation, especially since this is the (at least) third time I've installed Cygwin in a similar setup, and I've never seen this behavior before. My setup: Windows 7; Cygwin, with ...
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Permission denied when using mv in Windows 7 Cygwin

I have Cygwin installed on Windows 7 in a windows domain sign-on environment. I can run most typical commands without issue, but I cannot for the life of me use the "mv" command to move or rename ...
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SSH and VNC to Windows 7?

I would like to know if it is at all possible to utilize cygwin and VNC to create a RDP server that would be unknown to someone if they were to steal my computer. My thoughts for doing this come from ...
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Bash - remove all lines beginning with 'P'

I have a text file that's about 300KB in size. I want to remove all lines from this file that begin with the letter "P". This is what I've been using: > cat file.txt | egrep -v P* That isn't ...
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Configuring OpenSSH for Windows in Cygwin - can't leave blank password

I install OpenSSH in Cygwin under Windows 7 to install Hadoop. I had OpenSSH installed previously, but with a password. All attempts to remove password are failed, so I re-installed Cygwin. I want ...
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Trouble with rxvt and Cygwin on Win7 — what is the difference between rxvt native, unicode xC, unicode xS and x ?

I'm having difficulties using RXVT with Cygwin on Win7. rxvt-native launches properly and i can use it, however, it is incredibly slow, rxvt-unicode-xC doesn't launch at all, rxvt-unicode-xS seems ...
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execute windows programs from cygwin terminal?

How can I use my cygwin terminal on Windows 7 to execute Windows programs as I would normally do using the Windows cmd terminal? It seems like there are programs that only work when executed from the ...
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Is there a way to configure cygstart.exe?

As I understand, cygstart associates its argument with the windows standard program set for that case. But I want to behave my cygwin different than its host in certain cases. E.g. alias ...
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How do I avoid conflicting hotkeys between Windows and Cygwin?

I am running Org-Mode in Cygwin's emacs. Org-mode uses the key combination of Alt+Enter to add a new line at your current level. However, Windows uses Alt+Enter to toggle full-screen of a window. Is ...
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Pdf viewer that handles live updating of pdf/doesn't lock the file

I'm working on a latex document (with pdflatex, cygwin, acrobat reader) and I'm am tired of the make - close - open process. On osx with Preview I don't have that problem, since I can compile the ...