Quickly Install Cygwin for Data Science

Background

Cygwin is a full Unix environment simulator for Windows OS PCs. It is a little harder to set up and use than `putty`, but it allows more flexibility and the use of text configuration files to set up all of your connections. For `putty`, you have to enter each one individually and it is very difficult to transfer this setup from machine to machine when you get a new computer.

Motivation

The base installation of Cygwin doesn’t install all of the packages that are needed for an R&D Data…