Xserver and VNC

Jim Reisert AD1C jjreisert@alum.mit.edu
Wed Oct 13 05:26:00 GMT 2010

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Ajay Jain wrote:

> I use a Cygwin Xserver on Windows for Xterms. Now I have to access a
> remote desktop using VNC. I find that if I open both, they conflict.
> For example, if you do a copy/paste operation, both of them hang. Is
> there any information on this? I need to use both of them at the same
> time.

Hi Ajay,

I have the same problem from time to time.  I use RealVNC but have
also tried TightVNC - neither one improves the situation.

What *has* seemed to improve things is to install the experimental X
server (1.9) as well as latest XWin.exe from:


and the latest cygwin1.dll from:


Good luck!

- Jim

Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us

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