Cygwin/x window no longer appears

Thu Nov 12 23:12:00 GMT 2009

On 12/11/2009 23:04, Mike Ayers wrote:
>> 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.

If you read the cygcheck output which Olivia kindly provided, you will see 
that she is running cygwin 1.5, with Xserver 1.5.3, so these recent breakages 
relating to Xserver 1.7.1 are unlikely to be the cause of her problems.

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