From: Ajasja Ljubetič (ajasja.ljubetic_at_gmail.com)
Date: Mon Sep 08 2014 - 12:26:27 CDT
> - Windows is not an operating system for serious computational science.
> For starters, a lot of important softwares in the field are not natively
> supported, and one needs to install compatibility layers like Cygwin to
> access them as well as to tap the powers of the UNIX shell, which are
> almost indispensable in this line of work.
I partially disagree. (I have been using namd on windows for ~5 years with
A unix shell is easily installable using git for windows
<http://msysgit.github.io/> (and Console2
<http://sourceforge.net/projects/console/> gives you a super terminal).
This takes about 5 min to set up.
The real problem is compiling stuff on windows... :)
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