xterm doesn't open on start (was: checkX problems)
Tue Dec 1 22:45:00 GMT 2009
Timares, Brian (Patriot) wrote:
> Lothar Brendel wrote:
>> Timares, Brian (Patriot) wrote:
>>> Lothar Brendel wrote:
>>> $ checkX -v
>>> run2 0.3.0
>> So, you've got the situation I surmised in
> Grr, I saw that, went and _thought_ I got the right version but
> it seems the right version wasn't avaiable at the time and
> I got fooled by the 0.3.0-1 to think 0.3.1. I have carefully
> upgraded, and when running Setup17.exe I saw it wanted to
> revert, but I didn't let it.
Exactly, the "evil setup" tries to revert it to 0.3.0-1 every time. Quite
easy to forget keeping an eye on that when tinkering with other packages.
> The X window showed up, but it blew up real good (the windows
> disappeared, then the X icon. After a reboot....it
> didn't launch at all. I ran startxwin.sh from the Cygwin Bash
> Shell, and it started.
At least we're getting *somewhere* :-)
Ok, what happens when entering the two vital commands by hand in the the
Cygwin Bash Shell (waiting with the second until the X-icon has appeared)?
XWin -multiwin &
xterm -display :0
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