Cannot start Cygwin/X

Alexander Gottwald
Tue Jun 1 08:24:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 31 May 2004, Yu Yu wrote:

> Hi there,
> I downloaded and installed the Cygwin/X.
> But when I typed "startx" in Cygwin, it froze after
> displaying the following messages: (It seems there was
> some problems with the DISPLAY)

How do you know it froze? Describe what you see on the screen.
Do you have a personal firewall or VPN software installed?

> Welcome to the XWin X Server
> Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
> Release:
> Contact:

This is a rather old version. Please upgrade to the latest version.
The packages are now called xorg-x11-*

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