Xfree86 Removed Packages

Alexander Gottwald Alexander.Gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Sun Dec 5 20:53:00 GMT 2004

Aicha Said(ACES) wrote:

> Dear all,
> I have installed cygwin but I realised that all Xfree86 package has been
> removed, I didn't pay to much attention to that considering that X11 was there.
> But when I type the startx command I only have a black X window coming up,
> which doesn't seem right, as I had installed it before and it use to be green
> and white and with multiple windows, this one is just a prompt in black with
> yellow font.
> Also I am trying to install ns-2 on this platform and the fact that some of the
> xfree libraries are not installed seems to be causing problems.  How coud I
> install Xfree separatly from cygwin?

install the xorg-x11-* packages. Selecting xorg-x11-base and X-startup-scripts
should be sufficient

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