No Cygwin-X shortcut on fresh install

Angelo Graziosi
Sat Nov 22 13:53:00 GMT 2008

Jon TURNEY wrote:

> Perhaps we need an xorg-base package or something to pull in xorg-server and xinit on a fresh install ?

... and I would suggest to create the link as

/usr/bin/mkshortcut -AP -i /usr/bin/XWin.exe -n "Cygwin-X/XWin Server" 
-w "" -a /usr/bin/startxwin.bat /usr/bin/run.exe

i.e. the target should be:

C:\cygwin\bin\run.exe C:\cygwin\bin\startxwin.bat

or similar.


Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

More information about the Cygwin-xfree mailing list