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Re: Cygwin Book?
On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, zzapper wrote:
> Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> >>point writing a Cygwin book, because O'Reilly have already allocated the
> >>hippo pictures to Java.
> > I'll bet Microsoft put them up to it. We all know that they have it in
> > for CygWin.
> An important section of the hippothetical (sic) Cygwin book could be on the
> Windows/Cygwin interactivity, from unix2dos, getclip, putclip, cygstart,
> how/why you should use mounts, antiword, activating your shell from Windows-
> Explorer, how you personalise your setup with aliases etc-etc.
> How you can write a shell script to automate backups etc-etc
> I really think there is a need for it!
The chapter of the book I quoted actually has all of the stuff you
mentioned... It *is* rather short, though.
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