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Fri Apr 7 12:28:00 GMT 2006
VEGH, Janos wrote:
> I am trying to use your Win32 X server.
> The first step was perfect, I accepted all the default settings,
> I proceeded as shown in the step-by step tutorial.
> I successfully installed it, I have the bash (DOS) box.
> Even I can make a limited use of it, like
> Veghj@Veghj_laptop ~
> $ ls /
> bin cygdrive cygwin.bat cygwin.ico etc home lib proc tmp usr
> I cannot go much further, however.
> In page
> I see
> Cygwin/X settings are configured primarily through command-line
> parameters passed to XWin.exe. Cygwin/X comes with a file called
> startxwin.bat that launches an X Server, a terminal, and a window
> The only batch file I see is
> In page
> I see
> startxwin.bat - Use a MS-DOS batch file as the startup script. An
> example startxwin.bat is included in X-startup-scripts, which is
> extracted according to the instructions in the Section called Installing
> Cygwin/X in Chapter 2. Run /usr/X11R6/bin/startxwin.bat by
> double-clicking it in Windows Explorer.
> startxwin.sh - Use an sh shell script as the startup script. An example
> startxwin.sh is included in X-startup-scripts, which is extracted
> according to the instructions in the Section called Installing Cygwin/X
> in Chapter 2. Run /usr/X11R6/bin/startxwin.sh in a Cygwin shell:
> However, there is no such .bat and no such .sh
> Another method here is
> startx - Use the standard X Window System startx script with its
> attendant ~/.xinitrc configuration file. First you need to create
> ~/.xinitrc from the template in /etc/X11/xinit/:
> Username@CygwinHost ~
> $ cp /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc ~/.xinitrc
> However, in my system
> Veghj@Veghj_laptop /etc
> $ ls
> DIR_COLORS defaults networks preremove protocols skel
> alternatives group passwd profile services termcap
> bash.bashrc hosts postinstall profile.d setup
> i.e. even I do not have /etc/X11
> Also, commands like xterm, ssh do not work.
> What do I wrong or where can I find the right manual?
> Please cc me, because I am not (yet) a list member.
> Thanks for any info in advance
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run setup again and be sure to select the X11 packages
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