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Re: cygwin X on XP
- From: Alan Ning <alancning at gmail dot com>
- To: beau <phaedral at gmail dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 18:34:46 -0400
- Subject: Re: cygwin X on XP
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hi all,This is a college student's perspective.
Do folks really fire up, say, windows XP, then fire up cygwin, then
run linux-ish X apps from cygwin? Is it much harder than anything
else I've done? What I'd be most interested in is integration of
browser-webmail-gpg that I had with my old setup. Is that a fairly
Thanks, all, btw, for giving me somthing tasty for my sigline; I'm
actually in a law program, so it's quite topical, and funny (well, at
least to me)
I use Cygwin X when I use WinXP and need to ssh in some unix machine. I
need X server to display Emacs, and a nice Xterm. From time to time, I
also run Wmaker with Cygwin X, it gives a unix friendliness to coder and
entertainment power of windows at the same time.
Of course, I will never run Firefox under Cygwin X when I already have
it installed in Windows.
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