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Re: newbie Q: list of files I need to tweak/create to run cygwin

> I am completely new to linux/cygwin and read all the documentation, but
> still I don't quite understand how to setup the cygwin.
> So far I was able to install the cygwin software and tweaked the
> file and created a home directory so that I can try some elementary
> commands.  Ultimately I'd like to run MCNPX and GEANT (both are particle
> transport packages) on this platform, and I'd appreciate if anyone can
> me which files I need to tweak/create to have xwindow working.

cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com is the mailing list to ask this question. Sorry, I
don't use X :-)

> My extent of experience with unix is very shallow and I have never
> any unix software by myself.  I just used what was installed for me by the
> sysadmin.
> I read User's Guide, FAQ and Installation Guide, but I still didn't have a
> good picture of what steps I need to take to have the operational

There's documentation on <> for this stuff,
including links on how to get Gnome/KDE running.


Elfyn McBratney
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk

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