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RE: cygwin as a replacement for explorer.exe

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, S. L. wrote:

> Ralf,
> [...]
> > > > If you're asking whether you can replace the Explorer desktop,
> > > > taskbar, and window manager with Cygwin tools/programs, I'm not
> > > > sure if it's possible
> > >
> > > This is one of the goals of the KDE/cygwin project.
> [...]
> I think you and Igor gave a too complicated answer.

FWIW, there was not enough context in the question to give a simple
answer.  I tried covering all the contexts I saw in that message.  I
didn't even think of the Win9x connotations that you raise here.

> The short one is: yes, one can replace the shell=Explorer.exe from [boot] in
> system.ini with cygwin application. In fact, I tested it with my favourite
> shortcut line that launches rxvt.
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