Instructions to prepare your environment
Download the cygwin bundle.
Click on setup ;) to install Cygwin.
You don't need to run the installer as admin.
Chose "Install from Local Directory".
Chose you root directory, i.e., where Cygwin
will be installed
Install for : "Just Me", Default Text File Type :
Local package directory : where you unziped the bundle
Select the components you want to install : "Emacs-X11"
Cygwin builds a linux-like file tree where you ask it to get
installed. Your home directory is in
Download the Tramp bundle,
copy it in your Cygwin home directory.
Run Cygwin. Then you have a prompt, begining with $
Untar the Tramp bundle: $ tar -xzf tramp.tgz.
Now configure ssh:
Copy this file in your .ssh
directory. This is used to configure SSH.
Copy the key in your .ssh
You have a few fields to change in the .ssh/config
file. Line 5, you have to enter the IP address of my
laptop, and line 6 your have to enter a port number that
will be given at the begining of the lab.
To launch Cygwin / X, double-click on
$YOUR_CYGWIN_DIR$\cygwin, the type startx.
If you want to edit a text file, use emacs. To open a file:
CTRL+X CTRL+F. You will want to use tramp to edit remote
files, then: CTRL+X CTRL+F /tp:ant. To save the current
buffer: CTRL+X CTRL+S
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Last modified: Wed Oct 25 13:14:30 CEST 2006