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Re: how to install without internet connection?
- From: waxmop at sarcastic-horse dot com
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 11:51:51 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: how to install without internet connection?
- References: <3F45DC50.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Can you dumb it down for me a little more?
I don't have a wget tool installed on w2k desktop. If I want to use this
And the top folder on that mirror shows these files:
Parent Directory 07-May-2003 04:45 -
mail-archives/ 09-May-2003 05:29 -
md5.sum 08-May-2003 20:54 1k
release/ 09-May-2003 05:44 -
setup.bz2 08-May-2003 20:10 45k
setup.exe 07-Apr-2003 06:20 253k
setup.exe.old 08-Mar-2003 17:08 180k
setup.ini 08-May-2003 20:10 176k
tmp/ 09-May-2003 05:29 -
xfree/ 09-May-2003 05:29 -
What should folder should I grab? Should I grab everything in the release
folder and download it into a folder on my computer called
Thanks for the help.
> Yes. You can download the site, and use the local dir to install
> 1) Choose a mirror from the mirror list at wwww.cygwin.com
> 2) download the entire file tree. Use wget or other similar tool
> 3) select install from local directory
> Orginal -------------
> Hi -
> The proxy server at work is really fussy and no matter what I try, I
> can't get the setup.exe that I pulled of the cygwin website to
> successfully connect.
> Is there a way to install without having the installer be able to
> connect to the internet? For example, can I download all the packages I
> need, then fire up the installer, and then point it at that directory?
> How do I do that?
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