Re: NCL 4.2.0.a033 for Cygwin/X?

From: Joel Norris <jnorris_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 11:20:13 -0800 (PST)

I use VMware to run Linux and the Linux version of NCL on my Windows
laptop and haven't had any problems.

> To be brutally honest, I don't recommend that people run NCL under
> Cygwin because it's just not pretty (can be slow and unpredictable).
> I know this isn't a good answer, however, because there are a lot of
> Windows users out there. However, if it ever comes time to buy a new
> machine, I would reconsider the choice of a PC running Windows, and
> instead recommend a Mac running MacOSX or a PC running Linux. :-)

Joel Norris       Assistant Professor of Climate and Atmospheric Sciences
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