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  1. Cygwin: Clear screen command, How to clear the screen ?

    Clear screen on cygwin

    Some one may be wondering where is the clear command on cygwin. If we type either

    we would be shown bash: clear: command not found. So there are many fancy ways to clear the command line prompt, but the one I …

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  2. Error Installing PERL modules "unrecognized command line option -fstack -protector"

    Error Installing PERL modules "unrecognized command line option -fstack -protector"

    unrecognized command line option "-fstack-protector" error usually comes on Cygwin when installing PERL modules. For example when installing the DBI module or DBD::MySQL perl module, the following error comes on cygwin :

    cp lib/DBI/Gofer/Serializer/ blib/lib/DBI/Gofer/Serializer/ cp dbipport.h blib/arch/auto/DBI/dbipport.h cp lib/DBI/Gofer/ blib/lib/DBI/Gofer/ cp lib/DBI/ blib/lib/DBI/ cp … read on

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