Got error while Spark installation on windows machine using cygwin



  1. I have downloaded the spark 1.6.3 and untar the tar ball using below command in cygwin.

tar xzf /home/chikky/spark-1.6.3-bin-hadoop2.6.tgz

  1. and then setup SPARK_HOME and PATH variables as below in windows system environment variables, profile(cygwin) and bash_profile(cygwin) as below.

export SPARK_HOME=/home/chikky/spark-1.6.3-bin-hadoop2.6

  1. when i launch the spark-shell using spark-shell command, I am getting below error message.

chikky@DESKTOP-MM9S42Q ~
$ spark-shell
Error: Could not find or load main class org.apache.spark.launcher.Main


I am experiencing the same problem. Any luck. I see your post is year old so guessing that you must have pass through this problem.
Please share your thought.