problems with xfree86 and x11 in Cygwin on notebook
Sat Dec 31 21:28:00 GMT 2005
> Thank you for giving me the possibility to post the startx output.
Your log looks fine, no problems there.
> Actually I am able to start the xserver and to start applications like nedit
> on my own localserver (127.0.0.1). But I am not able to start the X11 forwarding
> and to get Terminals through ssh or telnet connections from other server even
> when I have added them with xhost.
That's a very different problem.
After you login to the remote machine execute "echo $DISPLAY", it usually is
wrong or at least that is my experience when using "ssh -X user@remotehost" to a
Solaris server... I even put into the remote machine's .bashrc :
if [ $TERM = 'rxvt' ]; then
TERM=xterm; export TERM
if [ $TERM = 'xterm' ]; then
DISPLAY=`who am i | cut -f2 -d'(' | cut -f1 -d')'`:0.0; export DISPLAY
Test it before you use it; as I said this was for a Solaris server (which didn't
know what a rxvt term was), it may not work on other Unix version.
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