unable to open display "" 6 times when I try to run any X apps from xterm

Larry Hall (Cygwin X) reply-to-list-only-lh-x@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 25 02:04:00 GMT 2007

On 06/23/2007, cygwin wrote:
> When I try to start any X application, from an xterm, I get the following 
> errors. This used to always work but is broke for some reason. I would like 
> some direction on how to troubleshoot this. I think this is some kind of 
> program running that is getting in the way but can't find which one. Both 
> virus and firewall are disabled. Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

Start the X server first (xstartwin).  If that doesn't work, then your
firewall and/or virus scanner are likely to blame, disabled or not.
Uninstall them and try again.

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