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FAQ: uninstalling cygwin, permissions related problem
- From: Robert Osowiecki <robert dot osowiecki at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 17:35:53 +0200
- Subject: FAQ: uninstalling cygwin, permissions related problem
While trying to uninstall Cygwin from Windows7 following FAQ 2.19, I
was stuck for quite a long time with file permissions problem, until I
finally found out that SSH host key files in /etc have some "Special
permissions" which prevent removing them. Windows system was not very
helpful saying only "I cannot remove cygwin, you need permission from
Could you please include this case in FAQ?
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