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Cygwin is a large collection of GNU and Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows.

Install Cygwin

On the setup you are given the option to install the tools you will be needing.

You must install lynx then, so you can later use apt-cyg.

And install all the packages you think you might need, otherwise your other options to install packages is by running once again the setup application or installing apt-cyg as described in this thread

cygwin location

By default the root directory / will be located in c://cygwin.

Installing packages with cyg-apt

On cygnwin you can use the apt-cyg to install packages

How to install apt-cyg:

curl > apt-cyg

Once the process is terminated you can install applications by running the apt-cyg from you ~:

apt-cyg install package

Such as

apt-cyg install nano
apt-cyg install figlet