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Re: Where to find a reliable provider of CygwinX?
- From: Csaba Raduly <rcsaba at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 17:40:36 +0100
- Subject: Re: Where to find a reliable provider of CygwinX?
- References: <4D48169F.email@example.com>
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Jørgen Steensgaard wrote:
> After having installed a basic version of Cygwin I wanted to install X and a
> few programs that depend on it. ?Using one mirror I thought I was doing
> well, but no program X were found.
Under Cygwin, /usr/bin/X is a symlink to /usr/bin/XWin.exe :
>?Somehow I got the information that xinit
> was needed, but that I could not obtain from the mirror. So I found another
> and lo-and-behold: I got xinit, X, and Xemacs.
I find it hard to believe that downloading xinit would get you Xemacs.
> From previous experience I knew that the X-server should be started somehow,
> but I could not resist to call Xemacs right away. ?And believe it or not: it
> could not start, and complained about a missing cygjpeg-62.dll. ?So back to
> the provider to have a look for the package libjpeg-62, identified by a
> lookup elsewhere. ?But neither of the two providers had such a package, but
> instead some different libjpeg-*. After having downloaded all of these, the
> complaint came back again.
Did you use Cygwin's setup.exe? If yes, what version?
> So: please give me some advice on where to find a provider of all packages
Have you tried http://www.cygwin.com/mirrors.html ?
Also, don't forget:
> Problem reports: ? ? ? http://cygwin.com/problems.html
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