Cygwin gimp can't paste image from clipboard on windows 7

David Karr
Fri Jan 5 00:11:00 GMT 2018

I recently set up a new laptop to replace an older one, and now
something that I had working before isn't working anymore.

I'm trying to copy an image to the clipboard and paste it into gimp.
The paste attempt from gimp now says that there's nothing in the

My "startxwin" command at startup is doing this:
"C:\cygwin64\bin\run.exe -p /usr/X11R6/bin XWin -multiwindow
-clipboard -silent-dup-error".

When I right-click on the xwin icon, it shows "Clipboard may use
PRIMARY selection" is checked.

What might I be doing wrong?

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