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Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Wed Jun 20 14:23:00 GMT 2007 wrote:
> The program I am trying to run is over secure ssh and requires the ability to
> run emacs in a separate window from the terminal.  I ran it, but it was unable
> to generate the separate window.  So I tried using the -multiwindow thing like
> in the user guide (which I don't understand at all, probably because I have
> about five weeks of experience with linux), and this is what I got:
> A fatal error has occurred and Cygwin/X will now exit.  Please open
> /tmp/XWin.log for more information.
> Release
> ...
> XWin was started with the following command line:
> X :0 -multiwindow -clipboard
> Fatal server error: cannot open log file "/tmp/XWin.log"
> I tried fixing it by reinstalling everything, but that didn't work.  What do I
> do?

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Larry Hall                    
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