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Comment: Re:I wonder if Cygwin really has much of a future (Score 1) 203 203

One of the first things I install on a new work computer is Cygwin.
What's wrong with the install process? It's a pretty much standard "Next, Next, Next" Windows install.

Two things that I do after installation for better integration with the Windows environment is creating /c, /d, etc symlinks to /cygdrive/c, cygdrive/d, etc and making Cygwin's "/home" a symlink to C:\Documents and Settings or C:\Users

Comment: Re:Great vision, but is technology the answer? (Score 1) 69 69

Of the the most compelling (for its market) features of the OLPC is its tiny energy consumption, which can even be recharged with a hand crank. Some of these people don't even have an energy outlet at home.
Try that with a 2001 Toshiba Satellite.

That does not compute.