Overview of Cygwin and Ubuntu on Windows

Let us understand more about Cygwin as well as setting up of Ubuntu using Windows Subsystem.

  • Setup Cygwin
  • Install ssh and telnet
  • Overview of Cygwin
  • Setup Ubuntu using Windows Subsystem
  • Overview of Ubuntu on Windows

Setup Cygwin

Let us understand how to setup Cygwin on Windows.

  • Download installer from this link¬†(use 64 bit)
  • Launch the installer and set up base packages of Cygwin
  • Make sure to choose a mirror¬†and leave default. If you want to install everything then you should choose Full instead of All. Choosing Full will take a lot more time to setup Cygwin.
  • Once installed launch Cygwin and go through the directory structure.

Install ssh and telnet

Overview of Cygwin

Setup Ubuntu using Windows Subsystem

Overview of Ubuntu on Windows