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

Holger Krull
Thu Apr 17 09:38:00 GMT 2008

Holger Krull schrieb:
> 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.
The closing ' missed the copy and paste, so the line should be
C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c -l 'run bash -c -l "Xwin.exe :0 & export DISPLAY=:0.0; xterm;  fvwm2 &"'

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