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Re: gtk for cygwin
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Bernhard Windisch <bw247 at cam dot ac dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 14:16:30 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: gtk for cygwin
- References: <005201c3aa14$f783e570$16d46f83@bw247>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003, Bernhard Windisch wrote:
> I installed cygwin on my Windows XP laptop to access my linux
> workstation via ssh -X. Unfortunately, when I try to open a x-window
> application on the remote machine, I get the error Gtk-WARNING **:
> cannot open display on my laptop, if I am not running the X-server under
> I installed the gtk2-Version for cygwin which is recommended in the
> mailing list archives. (So gtk2-win32 and gtk-engines-win32)
> If anyone has an idea how to handle that problem or if it is not
> possible to open mozilla for example without starting the cygwin
> X-server, please let me know,
> thanks, Bernhard
The local win32 gtk can be used to compile *local* applications using
GTK+. To open a remote Mozilla (or any X app) you still need an X server.
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