Want to practice Unix programming ...

Discussion in 'Open Source and Linux' started by Aarvee, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Aarvee
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    Aarvee Upgraded User

    Hi guys,

    Is there any way to simulate unix commands on top of windows 7 64 bit ?
    Please let me know if somebody has an idea.
    I have a bit hands-on with the basic commands. But want to pick up shell scripting now.
    So, i am looking for an option to practice at home.

    Regards,
    Vikram
  2. kekerode
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  3. Compiler
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    Compiler Privileged Users

    I would suggest you install virtual box + xubuntu.

    But if your ram is too low < 1GB then go for cygwin.
  4. Aarvee
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    Aarvee Upgraded User

    Hi Kekerode,
    Tried installing Cygwin. But that thing would'nt start downloading. So frustrating... :-(

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    I have a Win7 Ultimate OS and 2 GB of DDR3 ram. Where can i get the virtual box + xubuntu ?
  5. abhisinalkar
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    abhisinalkar Privileged Users

    download VMware 7.0 and u need a iso of linux.

    So make iso of linux which u want to install and create a machine in VMware.

    Its easy. Just you should know linux installation :)
  6. dexBG
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    dexBG still fishing

  7. Gaurish
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    Gaurish ex-Mod

    Download VirtualBox:Downloads - VirtualBox

    Download Ubuntu: Download | Ubuntu
  8. dinjo
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    dinjo Hell Yeah[Born Critic]

    Just Untick the options from Cygwin hence its taking too long to download there are many things included with Cygwin
  9. Aarvee
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    Aarvee Upgraded User

    This online version is awesome. Fun to use it. Thanks alot. :)

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    Thanks for your reply. Will try to do that.

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    Will keep that in mind. :)
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