On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 01:09:58PM +1100, Brendan J Simon wrote: > I use Windows2000 and Cygwin everyday for work. I have not rebooted my > system in over 3 months. Windows2000 is much more stable than Win95/98 It still lacks session saving, unfortunately. > and Cygwin is very useful indeed. Having said that, I am a big Debian > Linux fan and it is much faster that the Windows/Cygwin combo. It's Also, Cygwin isn't particularly well integrated with Windows and appears to have a number of annoying bugs (C-cing out of tab completion doesn't appear to work, for example, and the drive specification stuff sucks). Whenever I'm using Cygwin it never quite feels right - it's not quite Unix and it's not quite Windows. > horses for courses. If most of your apps are unix based then Linux is > the way to go, if not then Windows/Cygwin may be suitable. The best solution I've come up with so far is to work on a Linux box and SMB mount filesystems I need from a Windows box, switching to that to do things that require Windows. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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