Unable to open display or run xterm

Larry Hall (Cygwin X) reply-to-list-only-lh-x@cygwin.com
Sun Jun 3 17:47:00 GMT 2007

Glen Robinson wrote:
> Christopher Faylor suggested that I try:
> DISPLAY=:0 xterm&
> This immediately failed with error 53 (after hitting return twice).  The 
> exact same thing occurred in attempting to run xclock (DISPLAY=:0 
> xclock&).  I am not sure what error 53 is  (or where it is coming from  
> - xterm or the shell  - or). 

$ net helpmsg 53

The network path was not found.

Sounds to me like other software is getting in your way (anti-virus,
firewall, etc.)

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