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Re: Can Not Get The Login Screen

On 11/29/05, Abbas Kayvan <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to connect to my Linux machine from home.  I can start the X
> window, then I do X -query myipaddress, but all I get is a grey screen
> with a "X" shaped cursor, I am VPNing to work, and runnig on XP.  I have
> looked for a solution all over the net to no avail, in fact the info
> provided on cygwin's FAQs does not make any difference, I am referring
> to section 8.4 that
> is {Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'}.  I guess
> this could be a setup issue, but I just can not get the login screen,
> could anyone please provide some input here is my XWin.log file, thanks.
> Welcome to the XWin X Server
> Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
> Release:
> Contact:
> XWin was started with the following command line:
> X -query
> ddxProcessArgument - Initializing default screens
> winInitializeDefaultScreens - w 1024 h 768
> winInitializeDefaultScreens - Returning
> _XSERVTransmkdir: Owner of /tmp/.X11-unix should be set to root
> (II) XF86Config is not supported
> (II) See for more
> information
> (==) FontPath set to
> "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/,/usr/X11R6
> /lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/f
> onts/75dpi/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
> MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
> XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack
> of shared memory support in the kernel
> (--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31
> (--) winConfigKeyboard - Layout: "00000409" (00000409)
> (--) Using preset keyboard for "English (USA)" (409), type "4"
> (--) 16 mouse buttons found
> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing
> from list!
> winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress
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