help! cygwin window linux cmds dont work/ not recognised

Erich Dollansky
Mon Jul 23 10:07:00 GMT 2007


edzio wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed cygwin from, the window opens with a bash-3.2$ 
> prompt no colon - i am trying cygwin to have a command line c++ compiler
> that behaves like linux. but commands like   ls  or cd  arent recognised or
> any command at all... what am i missing?

I would guess that you did not install them.

Try the built-in commands.

And then start setup again to install more packages. You will need gcc.


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