Xemacs: Adding a font

Mark Geisert mark@maxrnd.com
Mon Aug 6 08:16:00 GMT 2012

Tom Szczesny writes:
> When I execute the command
>       xset fp rehash
> I get the message:
>       xset:   unable to open display ""
> Any suggestions?

Questions about X Window on Cygwin belong on the cygwin-xfree list.  But the
short answer is that 'xset' dynamically (re-)configures the X server.  For this,
the server has to be running already.

Please refer to the Cygwin/X FAQ for how to start the server, but it may be as
simple as running 'startxwin' assuming you've got the necessaries installed
already.  Then set the DISPLAY environment variable to the network address of
the server you started.  Kindly follow up on the other list :).


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