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Installing Cygwin

Written August 07, 2010 at 00:36 MDT Tagged tools

Just started configuring my cygwin environment so that I can jump between linux/mac/and windows without any issues. Just need to make a note of the bare bones cygwin installation that I need to get things going.

After going with the default installation, the following were packages that I added on:

The first thing that I did was to add the following line into the $CYGWIN_INSTALL_PATH$/etc/profile file:

Once I had all of that installed I updated my .bashrc to source a new file called .bash_ssh which included the recommended code from github that can be used to enable an ssh-agent with cygwin: