Instructions on how to install Cygwin on Windows XP, setup ssh and create a shortcut for rxvt.
Download setup.exe from http://www.cygwin.com/
The basic tools required are:
Other packages will also be installed in order to support these.
Click Here to view a movie on how to do this.
Run cygwin. Click Here to see how to make sure cygwin and rxvt are install and running correctly.
Create a public/private key
Create a public/private key for use with ssh. Click Here to see how to generate a public rsa key. Place the key in the authorized_keys file on the servers you access.
See Setting up sshd for Public Key Authentication for more information on how to setup sshd.
Create a short cut for rxvt
Create a desktop short cut for rxvt using the following parameters:
C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -geometry 120×40 -bg ivory -fg black -fn “courier-12” -sl 2000 -sr -title rxvt -e bash –login -i
Click Here to see how to create the shortcut.