Questions tagged [cygwin]

The tag has no usage guidance.

8 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
59 views

Folder navigation on remote windows machine can't see folders with spaces

I've been trying to navigate folder structures on a remote Windows machine with Cygwin installed, but I can't seem to navigate to folders which contain a space in them. Emacs claims that "File no ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

How to setup VS2015 developer shell for cygwin emacs?

I have cygwin emacs running on a machine with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 installed. I would like (for a number of reasons) to set it up as a shell, so that i would be able to run its developer ...
1
vote
0answers
563 views

How to open a file from Windows explorer in Cygwin Emacs

I currently have Cygwin Emacs installed on my Windows machine. I am wondering: Is there a way to open files from Windows Explorer in Emacs (which would be running in terminal mode in Cygwin). The ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

cygwin emacs w32 does not ask to save edited files when shutting down windows

I am running cyginw's native w32 emacs program on Windows 7. If I edit a file in emacs, and don't save changes, when I shut down Windows, the emacs session is killed without asking to save edited ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Is the GPG signature of Emacs 26.3 still valid?

I was trying to install Emacs on my Windows 8.1 machine (thus WSL is not an option). I downloaded the file from a mirror (emacs-26.3-x86_64.zip), along with his signature (emacs-26.3-x86_64.zip.sig). ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to view .docx file from Dired with Cygwin Emacs?

Existing approaches suggest pandoc+markdown or unoconv+Libreoffice and both results are circuitous. Is there a way to get something close to how PDF pages are rendered with pdf-tools? I have tried ...
0
votes
3answers
958 views

where to put .el files on Windows10 for loading at startup

I'm using emacs as a bog-standard program in Windows, and also from the command line in cygwin. They both use the same installation of emacs. I just grabbed yaml-mode.el off the net but I can't ...
0
votes
0answers
666 views

How is important libfam and gam_server?

I uses Cygwin Emacs w32. I found out that Emacs started gam_server.exe: https://www.mail-archive.com/cygwin@cygwin.com/msg153120.html bash# apt-cyg depends emacs-w32 | grep gamin 170:emacs-w32 > ...