Can't start xterm from Cygwin/X icon in system tray
Fri Jan 1 19:41:00 GMT 2010
Are you executing startxwin from a login shell? I use
"\path\to\cygwin\bin\run.exe /bin/bash.exe -l -c /bin/startxwin.exe"
and it works for me.
On Fri, 1 Jan 2010, Jim Reisert AD1C wrote:
> 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
> > 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
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