New windows from cygwin in ssh

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Fri Sep 29 17:39:00 GMT 2006


mwoehlke wrote:
> Pavel Ivanoff wrote:
>> The sshd service is running under my account. I go to Linux (via ssh).
>> Then run ssh there, login onto my computer under my account, try to run
>> any desktop program and it doesn't show any windows.
>> My friend on another computer does all the same but with his account and
>> his computer and desktop program shows all windows as expected.
>> The differrence between our configurations:
>> my - Windows XP, cygwin of 01.07.2006 (all standard packages)
>> his - Windows 2000, cygwin of 01.03.2005 (all standard packages for that
>> version)
>>
>> Why the behaviour is different?
> 
>  > my - Windows *XP*
>  > his - Windows *2000*
> Have you considered this MAJOR difference?
> 

Or even:

 >> my - Windows XP, cygwin of ***01.07.2006*** (all standard packages)
 >> his - Windows 2000, cygwin of ***01.03.2005***

I think tracking down these two outstanding differences should provide you
with allot of insight and it won't even require you to futilely ping the
list! ;-)

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