Unable to open display or run xterm
Fri Jun 1 03:24:00 GMT 2007
On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 08:49:13PM -0600, Glen Robinson wrote:
>I did a chmd on /tmp/.X11-unix and got X "kind of" up. i.e., I have a
>screen and a cursor and alt tab will move me in and out of Windows XP
>windows/apps. I can't get an xterm running and when I right click on
>the X icon in the system tray and 'exit' the submenu that comes up says
>that 0 processes are running. Attempting to launch an xterm from a
>cygwin window with "DISPLAY=127.0.0.1:0.0 && xterm &" fails with a
>message that it couldn't open the display.
You're not setting DISPLAY correctly. Try:
The && does not make any sense for what you are trying to do.
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