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Package ID
Cygwin
Version
3.1.4
Downloads
802104
Website
https://cygwin.com/

Summary

A Linux environment for Windows.

Description

Cygwin is a collection of tools which provide a Linux look and feel environment for Windows. Cygwin is also a DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API layer providing substantial Linux API functionality.

Package parameters

  • /InstallDir - Set install location
  • /DesktopIcon - Set to true to install desktop icon
  • /Proxy - Set to "proxy:port". Otherwise system proxy or explicit chocolatey proxy will be used
  • /Pubkey - URL of extra public key file (gpg format)
  • /Site - Download site
  • /NoStartMenu - Set to true to prevent installation of start menu items
  • /NoAdmin - Do not check for and enforce running as administrator

Example: choco install cygwin --params "/InstallDir:C:\your\install\path /NoStartMenu"

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