Cygwin Cygwin 3.3.6
Cygwin
Author: Paul Cobben
Date: February 8, 2023

Repackaging tips and silent install information for Cygwin Cygwin 3.3.6. This App Tip provides comprehensive details for conducting a silent installation of Cygwin. It includes additional insights, such as user environment specifics, extra installation parameters, and repackaging tips.

About

Cygwin is a collection of open source tools that allows Unix or Linux applications to be compiled and run on a Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) from within a Linux-like interface. Cygwin offers users a Linux-like experience in a Windows environment. This capability helps developers migrate applications from Unix or Linux to Windows-based systems and makes it easier to support their applications running on the Windows platform.

General Information

Vendor Information

Cygwin

Application Name

Cygwin

Application Version

3.3.6

Download Link

https://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe

License Needed

No

Vendor Install

Installation Type

Setup.exe

Architecture

x86/x64

Description

Application Configuration/Settings

Registry

File

AD/GPO

AAD/GPO

User Environment Data

Registry

File

Other

Infrastructure Dependencies

Description

ODBC

Connection Name

Driver

Parameters

Setup.exe parameters

MSI Public Properties

Installation Commands

Silent Install Command

setup-x86_64.exe --quiet-mode --local-install --local-package-dir %~dp0 --root C:\cygwin64

Silent Uninstall Command

Repackaging Score

MSI

Unknown

MSIX

Unknown

App-V

Unknown

ThinApp

Unknown

Citrix App Layer

Unknown

VMWare App Volumes

Unknown

Other

Full Functional
Silent Install

Repackaging Tips

Start C:\Temp\setup-x86_64.exe
Launch the Cygwin Installer
Click Next on the "Cygwin Net Release Setup Program "screen
Select "Download Without Installing" on the "Choose a Download Source" screen
Set "Local Package Directory" to "C:\Temp" and click Next
Select your preferred Internet Connection setting and click Next
Choose a Download Site from the list and click Next
Select Packages you want to include and click Next
Review and confirm your selections and Click Next
Click Finish once the download has completed
Navigate to the C:\Temp folder
Open the Cygwin folder (name will vary based on the download site you selected)
Copy the noarch & x86_64 folders to C:\Temp
Now you can delete the Cygwin folder
Start setup-x86_64.exe --quiet-mode --local-install --local-package-dir %~dp0 --root C:\cygwin64

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