Cygwin Openbox queries

Brian Ford
Tue Mar 2 18:44:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, 1 Mar 2004, Jophrey Lim wrote:

>  I am trying to start the X server with Cygwin/X running in Rootless mode 
>  with the /openbox/ window manager running locally (one of the screenshots).
Please show us the exact command you used to do this.
>  However, I have no idea on how to do it. I tried running "openbox" but I 
>  got this error saying Connection to X server failed. I had checked the 
>  online user guide and searched the internet for any guide but failed.
What does echo $DISPLAY say?
>  Do you have any script on how to start the X server with openbox window 
>  manager? Any website that I can refer to?
/usr/X11R6/bin/Xwin.exe :0 -rootless&
/usr/X11R6/bin/openbox -display :0

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
Phone: 314-551-8460
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