How to start up X directly, in a startx-like manner?

Holger Krull
Thu Apr 17 09:34:00 GMT 2008

Robert Latest schrieb:

> I like to use cygwin in a self-contained, maximized window in which my
> window manager runs (fvwm). Currently I start this by first opening a
> bash shell and then typeng "startx", which then reads my .xinitrc and
> does what I want.
> However, I'd like this to happen on a single click. I found
> "startxwin.bat", but that just puts X-like windows on top of the
> normal Windows desktop. It doesn't create the "cover-all" Windows
> window with X inside. I played with the "-fullscreen" option inside
> startxwin.bat, but at any rate, startxwin.bat doesn't honor my
> .xinitrc

Maybe putting:
C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c -l 'run bash -c -l "Xwin.exe :0 & export DISPLAY=:0.0; xterm;  fvwm2 &"
in an Icon does what you want.

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