startx does not work

Al Kelley
Fri May 12 18:43:00 GMT 2006

startx does not work,
am i doing something wrong?
it comes up with the following
message and then exits:

   Welcome to the XWin X Server
   Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project


   XWin was started with the following command line:

   X :0 -multiwindow -clipboard

   _XSERVTransmkdir: Owner of /tmp/.X11-unix should be set to root
   winValidateArgs - g_iNumScreens: 1 iMaxConsecutiveScreen: 1
   winCheckDisplayNumber - Cygwin/X is already running on display 0

   Fatal server error:
   InitOutput - Duplicate invocation on display number: 0.  Exiting.

   winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress

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