Cygwin X live on CD

Alexander Gottwald
Wed Dec 1 14:55:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Dick Repasky wrote:

> I've built a CD-ROM that runs Cygwin X live from CD in a modest Cygwin
> environment.  It's available at
> Briefly, I was messing around to build Cygwin on a USB flash drive and 
> posted to the Cygwin mailing list.  Fergus pointed out his instructions 
> for building a Cygwin CD.  I realized that we have users who could really 
> use Cygwin X on CD so I applied Fergus' instructions, made some 
> modifications, and added a wizard to give the CD the feel of an 
> application that has the sole purpose of running X.  The scripts that I 
> wrote to make the wizard work are under the GPL.

Nice to hear. 

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