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Re: cygwin X on XP
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: beau <phaedral at gmail dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 18:36:55 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: cygwin X on XP
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 13 Apr 2005, beau wrote:
> Hi all,
> Do folks really fire up, say, windows XP, then fire up cygwin, then
> run linux-ish X apps from cygwin?
Yes, with one correction: first fire up Windows, then fire up *the X
server* (which may or may not be Cygwin/X), and then run X apps from
> Is it much harder than anything else I've done?
I don't know -- what have you done? ;-)
Why not just try it?
> What I'd be most interested in is integration of browser-webmail-gpg
> that I had with my old setup. Is that a fairly straightforward task?
Impossible to say without knowing exactly what you mean by "my old setup".
In any case, questions specific to using X with Cygwin should be asked on
the cygwin-xfree list, which is dedicated to exactly that sort of
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