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Re: how to install without internet connection?
Ok - I'm downloading the releases/ folder and all its children. This
means I'm grabbing a whole bunch of source tarballs and tarballs for
previous versions, so it's probably 4x as big as necessary, but so be it.
Thanks for the help.
> That's exactly right, you want to download all the files and directories
> that you see there.
> What someone else is suggesting is that you use a utility that will
> download the whole thing, so you don't have to browse each folder and
> manually click each one of them to download.
> Teleport pro is a windows utility that will do this, but it's commercial,
> wget may be your best option if you have access to a linux box or if you
> can use google to find an alternative, that would work too.
> email@example.com wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> > How do I do that?
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