Some Cygwin tips (1)

Please find below some Cygwin tips. You can launch the following commands from a MS-DOS shell providing that PATH contains the full path to Cygwin’s binaries.

–> how to open a Windows Application from shell

cygstart report.doc (calls word)

cygstart . (Open explorer)

cygstart / (Open explorer)

cygstart -x . (Open explorer)

–>Launch Internet Explorer with a given url

cygstart http://www.cygwin.com

–>Display the content of a README file into Notepad

cygstart –print README.txt

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