Windows Server

How to install additional packages via Cygwin

installing Cygwin packages

This is when you have used Cygwin to install packages previously. And you are searching for ways to install additional packages. Follow the following steps below.

Run the setup again as described in the link and image below

adding software in Cygwin

Under the select program, search for all the new packages and install.

Cygwin package manager

Next, review and confirm changes

extending Cygwin functionality

This will uninstall and install new packages.

Note: during this process, if you have any open Cygwin session, it will not allow the installation to proceed. Close any open session and click on retry.
– This will continue the installation.

How to install additional packages via Cygwin, see

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