Cygwin/x window no longer appears

Mike Ayers
Thu Nov 12 23:04:00 GMT 2009

> From: [mailto:cygwin-xfree-
>] On Behalf Of Olivia Cheronet
> Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 2:16 PM

> I have recently started to work with Cygwin/X.
> Until now, I have been starting Cygwin/X by using startxwin.bat in the
> Cygwin bash shell. Everything seemed to be working fine. However, it
> has now stopped working...
> When I type "startxwin.bat" in the Cygwin shell, the normal
> >startxwin.bat - starting on Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
> appears. Yet, the window which used to appear no longer does. I am
> really not too sure what to do about this, given that I have not
> (consciously!) modified anything.
> I have installed Cygwin (and Cygwin/x) very recently, and have tried to
> reinstall the latter using Cygwin's setup.exe, but to no effect.

	Try this:

	or set your LOCALE to en_US.UTF-8.  You may need to install CJK fonts if things work but are sluggish.



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