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Re: <Error : Windows is searching for Mintty>


I re installed cygwin from a different mirror and it seems the things
are working fine. At least for now :)  Thanks for your support :)


On 9 September 2013 17:48, Adam Dinwoodie <> wrote:
> On 6 September 2013 16:49, Manoj Navandar wrote:
>> I recently installed cygwin on Windows 8 64 bit. Packages installation
>> worked fine but it seems Mintty is missing. I reinstalled cygwin
>> setup-x86_64 [version 2.819-64 bit] by adding mintty (both bin and
>> src) under shell tab (1.2-beta-1.1 version), but it seems that error
>> still persists.
>> Target path is - C:\cygwin64\bin\mintty -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico -
> This should be "mintty.exe" in place of "mintty".
>> I checked C:\cygwin64\bin directory. mintty is missing there. I also
>> tried to download the package separately. But it's not working. Is
>> there any way I would get it to work? I have tried every possible
>> option. Nothing much on internet about cygwin on windows 8. Please
>> help!
> Is "mintty.exe" there? If not, follow the problem reporting
> guidelines; specifically the bit about cygcheck output.
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