Cygwin 1.5.9: X won't start

Alexander Gottwald
Wed May 26 11:11:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, 25 May 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> Wrong list.  See <> for the
> description of what each Cygwin list is for.  Redirecting.
> 	Igor
> On Tue, 25 May 2004, Gerry Reno wrote:
> > I'm running Cygwin 1.5.9 and am trying to start X, but not having much luck.

> > All I see is the grey herringbone background with the X cursor.  

This means the xserver has been properly started.

> > Can someone give me some pointers on how to get X running?

check the users guide. Starting and using Cygwin/X is described there.

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