Published by exdone
Posted on September 09, 2015
APT for windows https://github.com/transcode-open/apt-cyg
apt-cyg is a Cygwin package manager. It includes a command-line installer for
Cygwin which cooperates with Cygwin Setup and uses the same repository.
Remove package(s) from the system.
Download a fresh copy of the master package list (setup.ini) from the
server defined in setup.rc.
Retrieve package(s) from the server, but do not install/upgrade anything.
Display information on given package(s).
Produce a dependency tree for a package.
Produce a tree of packages that depend on the named package.
Search each locally-installed package for names that match regexp. If no
package names are provided in the command line, all installed packages will
This will search each package in the master package list (setup.ini) for
names that match regexp.
Display all packages that are members of a named category.
List all files owned by a given package. Multiple packages can be specified
on the command line.
Search for downloaded packages that own the specified file(s). The path can
be relative or absolute, and one or more files can be specified.
Search cygwin.com to retrieve file information about packages. The provided
target is considered to be a filename and searchall will return the
package(s) which contain this file.
apt-cyg is a simple script. To install:
lynx -source rawgit.com/transcode-open/apt-cyg/master/apt-cyg > apt-cyg
install apt-cyg /bin
Example use of apt-cyg:
apt-cyg install nano