How to solve XWin error?
Thu Jul 8 18:35:00 GMT 2004
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Jack Tanner wrote:
> Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> > winCheckDisplayNumber - Cygwin/X is already running on display 0
> > Fatal server error:
> > InitOutput - Duplicate invocation on display number: 0. Exiting.
> > This means you have started XWin twice. You can't do that. Only start XWin
> > (or start or startxwin.bat or simlar scripts) once. If you wan't another
> > terminal window then run it from a bash shell, from the start menu entry
> > or from the already running terminal window.
> It seems like this issue (that comes up several times a day) can be
> easily avoided.
> Can't startxwin.bat and friends be modified to not abort if XWin is
> already running? That is, if XWin is already running, don't run another
> XWin, but do run the other programs in startxwin.bat, like an xterm, on
> the running XWin's display.
> Even if this only works for an uncustomized startxwin.bat, that would
> still take care of 80% of the problems.
I've though about this today too. I don't like the idea but i don't like
answering the same question over and over.
.oO(Maybe I should remove the xterm start from startxwin.bat *eg*)
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