Cygwin is a Linux-like environment for Windows. The Cygwin DLL works with all non-beta, non "release candidate", ix86 32 bit versions of Windows since Windows 95, with the exception of Windows CE. It consists of two parts:
- DLL (cygwin1.dll) which acts as a Linux API emulation layer
- A collection of tools, which provide Linux look and feel
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