How to setup Cygwin on Windows

Step 1:
Installing Cygwin on Windows.

Go to website http://www.cygwin.com/install.html to download Cygwin.


Step 2:
There are 2 versions in Cygwin i.e 32-bit and 64-bit , select 32-bit version to download.

Click on setup-x86.exe.


Step 3:
Once it is Downloaded click on the Setup-x86.exe(32-bit installation) to install a Cygwin.


Click on Run.


Click on Next button.


Click on Next.


Press Next


Press Next


Press Next


You can choose any of the sites from the above list.


Press Next.


Select any packages that you want to install, Here I am selecting few packages that are requied.

Type ‘openssh’ in serach, Click on the circle after ‘Net’ to install all the packages under this.


Then type ‘curl’ in serach, Click on the circle after ‘Net’ to Install all the packages under this.


Then type ‘git’ in serach, Click on the circle after ‘Devel’ to Install all the packages under this.


Then type ‘python’ in serach, Click on the circle after ‘python’ to Install all the packages under this.


Once all the required packages are selected click on the ‘Next’ button


Click on ‘Next’ to continue


It will start installing all the required packages.


Once the installation is done click on ‘Finish’ button.


It will create a terminal on your desktop.


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