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Error while installing Hadoop

Nikhil Das Nomula

Joined: Jun 10, 2011
Posts: 24
I am trying to learn hadoop and I am following the installation steps on However I am getting the following error and I have no clues why is it not able to find PlatformName in the classpath. Also I am concerned about,"cygpath: can't convert empty path". Can anyone let me know what might be the reason that I am getting this error.

Thank you

Nikhil Das Nomula

Joined: Jun 10, 2011
Posts: 24
After dealing with enough issues with cygwin, I installed ubuntu on my machine and was able to install and run hadoop on my machine without any issues. Here is the the tutorial that really helped me
I agree. Here's the link:
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