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Re: Install cygwin in Win2K as nonadmin from CD make from WinXP
- From: "Paul Domaskis" <paul dot domaskis at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 21:27:04 -0400
- Subject: Re: Install cygwin in Win2K as nonadmin from CD make from WinXP
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Thorsten Kampe <thorsten at thorstenkampe dot de> wrote:
> * Paul Domaskis (Tue, 22 Apr 2008 16:47:16 -0400) wrote:
>> I will be using a standalone Win2K machine on which I will likely
>> not have admin access. Will this be a problem, if I choose to
>> install only for the account of interest?
> No, I use that version exclusively on my machines (because I run
> Cygwin from my USB stick).
Wow. That's cool. For any one machine, I guess you must ensure that
the stick maps to the same letter drive whenever you plug it in,
right? (I'm guessing this because the path is specified in the user's
>> There are various web references to the requirement for admin, but
>> they are generally associated with specific packages e.g. OpenSSH.
> Yes, and specific setups (like runnning the sshd as a service)
Yes, that was in fact what I had in mind.
>> I will be creating the installation CD from a WinXP machine. Will
>> the installation CD be OS-agnostic and thus be suitable for a Win2K
>> target machine?
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