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General Information

A X Windows port designed for Microsoft Operating Systems. This program allows to to access the programs that are contained in the CVL cluster in Whittemore on campus.

Installing and Setting Up Cygwin/X to access the CVL over the internet

Step 1 You need to download Cygwin/X. from their website. You can do so by clicking here. Make sure you save the Setup file to somewhere that you know how to get to. (for example the Desktop)
Step 2 Double click Setup.exe. Read the first page of the setup and click next to continue. The next page gives you the install options, choose Install from Internet and continue. (fig)
Step 3 On this page you get to define where the program will be installed. If you do not have any preference just leave the options as they are. Next choose a location where the install files will be downloaded and proceed to the next window. (fig)
Step 4 Here you select your internet connection type. Select direct connection and go on.
Step 5

Additional Links

For more information, and to download Cygwin, see here

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