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RE: can't start X server
- To: "'cygwin-xfree at xfree dot cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at xfree dot cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: can't start X server
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 06:59:47 -0400
Search mail archives first please.... This problem had been answered almost
daily since last one or two weeks. YOUR FONTS are corrupted. You will find
the answer on how to fix in mail archive. If that does not help, post more
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Winston Gutkowski [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 10:24 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: can't start X server
> I recently downloaded XFree86 4.1 for Cygwin, and now can't start my
> X-Server. The startxwin.bat just flashes up a couple of DOS windows
> disappears and, after editing the startxwin.sh script, I worked out
> that the
> + XWin -screen 0 1024x768x32
> command produces the message
> Fatal server error:
> could not open default font 'fixed'
> Can anybody give me some idea what the matter is?