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A Linux environment for Windows.
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"## Notes - This package provides only the last version of Cygwin.
- For better functionality, it is recommended you install the cyg-get package. Use the cyg-get utility to add packages to your Cygwin installation.