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cygwin/mintty crashes on startup

April 12, 2018 — Jed Mallen

If you're getting this issue, check first if it's not being caused by a bad .minttyrc file (rename it and launch cygwin again).

If it's not the above, check if there are running cygwin processes in the background and just kill them.

Tags: cygwin, mintty.exe