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As this is a fresh project, there will likely be more notes to come.

Windows 10 logoLinux logo - 'Tux'

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(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL
https://msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/wsl/

I'm working with it to replace Git on Windows and Babun.

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I darken its background colour
I darken its background colour

Software >

Chocolatey: babun
https://babun.github.io/

A customized Cygwin for Linux on Windows: Zsh, Bash, git and other Linux software, all pre-configured.

Can install other software provided by Cygwin.

  • 712, 774 - apparently abandoned, last updated 2016-05-02.

    • The main contributors are still alive, I see them posting on their Twitters.
    • I'll likely move to pure Cygwin, and get my common applications installed. That should be easy, but who the hell knows with Linux.

My configuration specific to Babun is currently scattered throughout my git repository, just findinall Babun (using my findinall() )



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Disambiguation: Leatrix Plus

Improving latency on Windows >

http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info13581-LeatrixLatencyFix.html
http://www.leatrix.com/leatrix-latency-fix

Leatrix Latency Fix will reduce your online gaming latency significantly by increasing the frequency of TCP acknowledgements sent to the game server. For the technically minded, this is a program which will modify TCPAckFrequency.

  • Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are supported.

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TODO - add my notes, and scripts

Git-Logo-1788C.png

git >

Provides a reasonable environment for working with git while trapped on Windows. A console window with Bash, various everyday linux console applications, and git.

I loved it, and used it regularly for sane scripting when trapped on Windows, via bash, as well as for git itself.

I replaced it with Cygwin/Babun.



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Windows >

Windows 10 logo

(on Wikipedia)
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/about

  • I migrated from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

    • I directly upgraded my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. This is not a fresh installation and so my notes on Windows 10 are not complete.
    • See Windows 8.1 configuration for the starting point of my modifications.



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