problem using cygwin

Alexander Gottwald
Thu Oct 21 11:09:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 wrote:

> Hi!
> Im a student at UTS Sydney and I downloaded Cygwin to connect to the
> student computer called Charlie which is a Solaris machine.But I get an
> error message saying a fatal error has occured.I used the following
> command line:
> XWin.exe -query charlie.

if the logfile states 
Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'

get the xorg-x11-bin- package
remove /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/*/fonts.dir
run font-update

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