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Re: Installing Cygwin with a USB thumb drive

  >>>>> Adam McCarthy writes:
  > Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 19:38:21 -0400
  > I really enjoy Cygwin and would love to have a portable copy on a
  > thumb drive. I use Cygwin all the time, and obviously I can't install
  > it on every computer I go on, especially since many are not mine.
  > I saw many instructions on the web for doing it, but I wanted to see
  > if their were instructions that were "recommended", I know that likely
  > there will not be an official but I figured at least if it works.
  > Is it fairly easy to install it on a thumb drive? I'm not worried if
  > it's hard or command line, because I've install Gentoo Linux before
  > and have much experience with command line, I just don't want it to
  > screw up current Cygwins on my machines. Most PCs I use it on, will
  > not have Cygwin, but perhaps I need to do something on a PC that
  > already has Cygwin, I don't want it to screw up the local Cygwin.
  > Thanks Again
  > Adam McCarthy


did you see the FAQ

  2.20. How can I make my own portable Cygwin on CD?

and the recent threads on 

  "Install cygwin in Win2K as nonadmin from CD make from WinXP"
  "How to run Cygwin from USB stick without admin access"



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