Gnome and Cygwin/X

jose isaias cabrera
Mon May 16 13:53:00 GMT 2005

I could give you an advice: wait.  The stuff at sourceForce is not working 
correctly with the latest cygwin.  I just spent the whole weekend trying to 
get it to work and it will not.  So, don't touch it.  I probably need to 
reinstall cygwin back.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Stuhr" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 8:26 PM
Subject: Gnome and Cygwin/X

> I've looked around and the last comment I could find was from January to
> the effect that the Gnome desktop wasn't included yet.  It looks to me
> like it still isn't available, is that correct?
> Anyone have any sense if it's coming soon?  Trying to figure out if I
> should mess with the old versions from SourceForge or just be patient.
> Also, I want to make sure I'm understanding.  The Gnome stuff that is
> currently available through setup doesn't seem to have any function for
> non-developers at this point, correct?  In other words, there is no actual
> actual gnome functionality currently available even after you install all
> things in the gnome section of setup, that's just installing stuff that
> will be used when actual gnome desktop and apps come on line, correct?
> Thanks
> Mark Stuhr
> Director of Inf. Tech.
> Nolo

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