Cron in Cygwin for Windows

Setting up services like Cron are not the way you are used to. In Linux and Unix its pretty straight forward since you are running in your own OS instance. With Cygwin it is tightly coupled with Windows so services like SSHD and CRON actually run in Windows and not Cygwin. The steps below are … Continue reading Cron in Cygwin for Windows


Cygwin unable to update?

So your trying to update Cygwin but it tells you processes are still running? What but I have all my Cygwin windows closed? Although you may have all the sessions closed you still have services running. The easiest way to check is by launching "Task Manager" in Windows. Cygwin is tightly coupled with Windows and … Continue reading Cygwin unable to update?