I’ve had Cygwin installed on my

laptop for a couple months now, but I’ve only recently begun using it.

It all started with discovering that rxvt can be used as a terminal,

replacing the god-awful DOS-like window that is the default. I’m now

running VIM, rsync, mutt, SSH and more right here on my Windows machine.

It’s cool, and it helps alleviate some of the TiBook envy I’ve been

experiencing ever since Steve and

Bryan got their shiny new

machines running OS X.