Can't get Cygwin/X to run on my Windows XP

Holger Krull
Mon Mar 19 01:45:00 GMT 2007

hendrau schrieb:
> X :0 -multiwindow -clipboard
> _XSERVTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed
> _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running
> Fatal server error:
> Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't already
> run
> ning
> winDeinitMultiWindowWM - Noting shutdown in progress
> X connection to localhost:0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).

> Can anybody help me resolve this dilemma?

Is any firewall software running? Deinstall it.
Are you sure that no program is listening on port 6000? (Do a netstat -n
to look)

> variable DISPLAY=localhost:0
Not related to your problem, but this should be localhost:0.0

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