Git for Windows – comes with a nice minimal GNU shell environment

https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/wiki/FAQ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/mingw-w64#MSYS2 – GfW is based on MSYS2; MSYS2 provides a Unix environment to Windows https://www.msys2.org – … https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/download.html#windows – MSYS2 users can install GNU Emacs using a pacman command line http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/windows/ – I wonder whether I can get this GNU Emacs for Windows to cooperate with the MSYS2 provided by GfW https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Microsoft-Windows.html I guess… Continue reading Git for Windows – comes with a nice minimal GNU shell environment

EmacsWiki: NTEmacs With Cygwin

https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/NTEmacsWithCygwin This is great!!! Now I can do “Search Files…” in Emacs’s dired-mode again — just like “everywhere”. How to get it to start in the user’s home directory? Create a shortcut for runemacs.exe, move it to AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ ! Modify the properties of that shorcut accordingly!

my 2017 Windows working environment

All these packages resp. utilities do not require Windows admin rights for getting them “installed” – actually they do not need “a Windows system installation”. Below C:\Users\jhayek I created a couple of subdirectories: opt: every package resp. utility has its own subdirectory below there bin: some .bat and .sh (BusyBox ash) scripts go there Packages resp. utilities:… Continue reading my 2017 Windows working environment