Can't start xterm from Cygwin/X icon in system tray

Jim Reisert AD1C
Fri Jan 1 15:53:00 GMT 2010

On 12/31/2009 1:43 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:

> This sounds like it has nothing to do with startxwin. I can't reproduce
> this, but do any of the following help:
> 1) creating a ~/.startxwinrc containing just "xterm &"?

Same problem.  No xterm.

> 2) changing that .startxwinrc to "run xterm"?

Pop-up:  "Couldn't find xterm anywhere.  I even looked in the PATH"

Same when I tried "run /usr/bin/xterm" (couldn't find /usr/bin/xterm 
anywhere etc.)

> 3) setting LANG=en_US.ISO-8859-1 ?

No change.

> 4) installing the font-daewoo-misc, font-isas-misc, and font-jis-misc
> packages?

Those fonts are already installed.

As I said, I have a desktop icon for starting an XTERM that works.  It 
only "doesn't work" when trying to start the xterm from ~/.startxwinrc, 
or from the system tray.

- Jim

Jim Reisert AD1C, <>,

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