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Environment Marries Windows To UNIX

Cygwin, a UNIX/Linux shell environment and portability layer, enables delivery of open-source projects to Windows. It provides developers with a means of integrating a heterogeneous environment of Windows and UNIX-based systems. In addition, users can quickly migrate applications from UNIX to Windows.The environment combines the Cygwin UNIX/Linux APIs and libraries with an easy-to-use installer, the latest Pentium II-optimized GNUPro compiler, and a familiar UNIX/Linux shell environment complete with standard UNIX/Linux commands.


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