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Re: How to install (Windows 2000)
- To: "Linda K. Shepard" <lkshepa at sandia dot gov>, cygwin at cygwin dot com, lkshepa at sandia dot gov
- Subject: Re: How to install (Windows 2000)
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 16:02:38 -0400
At 03:58 PM 4/20/2001, Linda K. Shepard wrote:
>I used cygwin all of the time on my Windows NT system here at work.
>Yesterday, I got a new Windows 2000 PC and can't get my cgywin
>capability to work. I use it to do Unix-like commands (ls, cat, etc.)
>on my PC.
>My questions are:
>1) Will cygwin work on the 2000 OS?
>2) How do I install it? I found a setup.exe but when I run it I seem to
>get caught in a loop. It asks me to choose among
> o Use IE5 Settings
> o Direct Connection
> o Use HTTP/FTP Proxy
> I don't know what to select, so I was desperately using trial and
>error. The next window says that it's downloading mirrors.lst but then
>takes me back to that first setup window. That's the loop I'm talking
>about. I looked all over your web page for step-by-step installation
>instructions but can't find them. I'm sure they are there, I just don't
>know where to look.
Larry Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
RFK Partners, Inc. http://www.rfk.com
118 Washington Street (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746 (508) 893-9889 - FAX
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