Last Updated: April 11, 2021
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· tommica

Unholy trinity of Vim, CygWin and Windows

I have my dotfiles in Github, and I wanted the convenience of just running "git pull && ./install.sh" in windows, without needing to build a .bat file for windows...

So I decided to install CygWin (andLinux does not work with x64 systems), and make it so that I could just right-click a file and edit in Vim, but still be able to use ":sh".

Here is a cheat sheet for CygWin that might be helpful: https://www.pcwdld.com/cygwin-cheat-sheet