Linux or Unix having the bunch of great features and advantages as compared with Windows Operating System. If someone wants to run Linux or Unix command and execute the code it’s not possible without having the terminal on Linux Operating System. The difficult situation may arrive if someone wants to run Linux command line code and do not have the Linux machine. So Today in this post I will show you how to install Linux or Unix Terminal and Run Command line codes on Windows Operating System. Without doing big Stuff like dual booting or installing Linux OS on VMware workstation there is tool named “Cygwin” which helps to execute the Linux command line code on windows OS. Please follow the Youtube Video Tutorial attached below to install and run Linux or Unix terminal on windows XP, 7+.
Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows. a DLL (cygwin1.dll) which provides substantial POSIX API functionality. Cygwin is not a way to run native Linux apps on Windows. You must rebuild your application from source if you want it to run on Windows. a way to magically make native Windows apps aware of UNIX® functionality like signals, ptys, etc. Again, you need to build your apps from source if you want to take advantage of Cygwin functionality. The Cygwin DLL currently works with all recent, commercially released x86 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Windows, starting with Windows XP SP3.
Video Tutorial to How to Run Linux/Unix Terminal on windows 7/8/8.1/10