Items under Cygwin-X menu do not start.
Tue Oct 5 16:06:00 GMT 2004
Dear Cygwin Enthusiasts,
Forgive me if I ask a newbie question, but I couldn't find an
answer on the web, faq, or mailing list. So despite the dire
warnings on the web page I just wanted to ask...
I downloaded and installed cygwin yesterday on a dell 600m laptop,
running Win XP SP1. While X starts ok when I run comments from
the cygwin prompt when i try to use the menu items that were
placed in windows start menu nothing seemed to happen. I copied
the commands out of the short cut and ran them directly from the
cygwin prompt, still no luck and no error messages...
An example of the command that is not working for me is
C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\run.exe xterm -display 127.0.0.1:0.0
or from the cygwin propmpt
/usr/X11R6/bin/run.exe xterm -display 127.0.0.1:0.0
If I then start a Xwin by hand, then the command from the cygwin
prompt works but still not from the windows start menu. I am a
bit confused by the whole business.
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