cannot type in my xterm after new installation

Mon Jul 20 15:27:00 GMT 2009

On 20/07/2009 16:20, THORBURN-GUNDLACH, DAVID T-G (ATTSI) wrote:
> Hi, all --
> I've just done a fresh Cygwin install on a new laptop and have run into
> some interesting challenges.  I copied over my old startxwin.bat file
> from another machine and can now throw up an xterm and such, but all is
> still not well.
> I've noted other posts on how to get rid of the toolbar but didn't
> actually see where (.Xdefaults? xapplres? other?) and how (???) to do
> so, so I'm dealing with it at the moment.

> More interestingly, though, is that I cannot interact with an xterm
> after it opens no matter what sorts of toolbar changes I make.  I can
> *see* my prompt there but can't actually do anything!  The same goes for
> an rxvt-x terminal, although an rxvt-native term works just fine.
> What do I need to do to be able to actually type anything? :-)

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