XWin won't run xterm on start

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 18:41:00 GMT 2016


On 21/02/2016 19:24, Jaakov Jaakov wrote:
>
> Dear Marco:
>
> So, are you saying that not starting xterm is by design?

yes

>> http://x.cygwin.com/docs/man1/startxwin.1.html
>
> The manpage above is a bit outdated; creating a .startxwinrc with
>
> xrdb -load $HOME/.Xresources
> xbiff -geometry -430+5 &
> oclock -geometry 75x75-0-0 &
> xload -geometry -80-0 &
> xterm -geometry +0+60 -ls &
> xterm -geometry +0-100 &
> xconsole -geometry -0+0 -fn 5x7 &
> exec fbpanel -profile multiwindow
>
> and running startxwin from the text console results in
>
> ---

It is an example....

try just

xterm -geometry +0+60 -ls &
xterm -geometry +0-100 &
exec  xclock

killing xclock will shutdown the X server.
You can use any other program for that.





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