How to Install Cygwin without Admin Privilege

  1. Download Cygwin setup file here.
  2. Right click on setup-x86_64.exe
  3. Modify the shotcut property, adding " --no-admin" at the end of the target. Note that there must have a space between ".exe" and "--no-admin".

  4. Double click the shortcut to run the installation -- Ignore Windows 10's warning!

  5. Follow the steps
  6. Choose Just for Me and a place you can write file to install
  7. To install additonal packages
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