"Linux fans would love to use Linux all of the time, but
sometimes it just isn't possible. Maybe a certain application
requires that you use Windows, or perhaps you're forced to use
Windows at work. Regardless of the reason, if you've become
attached to your Linux and open source applications, rest assured
that you can use Cygwin to run most of those applications on
"Cygwin is an environment for Windows, similar to Linux, that
provides a Linux API emulation layer and a collection of tools that
are normally only available on systems that use open source tools,
such as Linux, the *BSD's, and Mac OS X..."
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