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Re: cygwin follow up
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: John F Burkhart <jfburkhart at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 08:03:34 -0500
- Subject: Re: cygwin follow up
- References: <45BFDACB.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Please see the following:
On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 12:54:51AM +0100, John F Burkhart wrote:
> I apologize to hijack your email, but I've found this post:
> and I am having an identical problem.
> I'm a newbie. I've installed cygwin (without python), and then installed
> enthought - because I'm hoping to use the scypy tools, etc.
> Anyway, I'm running the latest cygwin on an xp pro machine. I use the
> .bat file (pasted below) to launch cygwin and an xterm. Notice i put the
> SET CYGWIN=notty line in there, but it hasn't done anything to improve
> the situation. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> ============= BEGINFILE =====================
> @echo off
> SET DISPLAY=127.0.0.1:0.0
> REM The path in the CYGWIN_ROOT environment variable assignment assume
> REM that Cygwin is installed in a directory called 'cygwin' in the root
> REM directory of the current drive. You will only need to modify
> REM CYGWIN_ROOT if you have installed Cygwin in another directory. For
> REM example, if you installed Cygwin in \foo\bar\baz\cygwin, you will need
> REM to change \cygwin to \foo\bar\baz\cygwin.
> REM This batch file will almost always be run from the same drive (and
> REM directory) as the drive that contains Cygwin/X, therefore you will
> REM not need to add a drive letter to CYGWIN_ROOT. For example, you do
> REM not need to change \cygwin to c:\cygwin if you are running this
> REM batch file from the C drive.
> SET CYGWIN_ROOT=\cygwin
> SET RUN=%CYGWIN_ROOT%\bin\run -p /usr/X11R6/bin
> SET CYGWIN=notty
> SET PATH=.;%CYGWIN_ROOT%\bin;%CYGWIN_ROOT%\usr\X11R6\bin;%PATH%
> SET XAPPLRESDIR=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults
> SET XCMSDB=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/Xcms.txt
> SET XKEYSYMDB=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XKeysymDB
> SET XNLSPATH=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale
> REM Cleanup after last run.
> if not exist %CYGWIN_ROOT%\tmp\.X11-unix\X0 goto CLEANUP-FINISH
> attrib -s %CYGWIN_ROOT%\tmp\.X11-unix\X0
> del %CYGWIN_ROOT%\tmp\.X11-unix\X0
> if exist %CYGWIN_ROOT%\tmp\.X11-unix rmdir %CYGWIN_ROOT%\tmp\.X11-unix
> REM The error "Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'" is
> REM caused by using a DOS mode mount for the mount that the Cygwin/X
> REM fonts are accessed through. See the Cygwin/X FAQ for more
> REM information:
> REM http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html#q-error-font-eof
> if "%OS%" == "Windows_NT" goto OS_NT
> REM Windows 95/98/Me
> echo startxwin.bat - Starting on Windows 95/98/Me
> goto STARTUP
> REM Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
> echo startxwin.bat - Starting on Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
> REM Brief descriptions of XWin-specific options:
> REM -screen scr_num [width height]
> REM Enable screen scr_num and optionally specify a width and
> REM height for that screen.
> REM Most importantly, any parameters specified before the first -screen
> REM parameter apply to all screens. Any options after the first
> REM parameter apply only to the screen that precedes the parameter.
> REM Example:
> REM XWin -fullscreen -screen 0 -screen 1 -depth 8 -screen 2
> REM All screens will be fullscreen, but screen 2 will be depth 8, while
> REM screens 0 and 1 will be the default depth (whatever depth Windows
> REM is currently running at).
> REM -multiwindow
> REM Start an integrated Windows-based window manager. Not to be used
> REM with -rootless nor -fullscreen.
> REM -rootless
> REM Use a transparent root window with an external window manager
> REM (such as twm). Not to be used with -multiwindow nor
> REM with -fullscreen.
> REM -fullscreen
> REM Use a window as large as possible on the primary monitor.
> REM -multiplemonitors
> REM Create a root window that covers all monitors on a
> REM system with multiple monitors.
> REM -clipboard
> REM Enable the integrated version of xwinclip. Do not use in
> REM conjunction with the xwinclip program.
> REM -depth bits_per_pixel
> REM Specify the screen depth to run at (in bits per pixel) using a
> REM DirectDraw-based engine in conjunction with the -fullscreen
> REM option, ignored if the -fullscreen option is not specified.
> REM By default, you will be using a DirectDraw based engine on any
> REM system that supports it.
> REM -unixkill
> REM Trap Ctrl+Alt+Backspace as a server shutdown key combination.
> REM -nounixkill
> REM Disable Ctrl+Alt+Backspace as a server shutdown key combination
> REM Example:
> REM XWin -unixkill -screen 0 -screen 1 -screen 2 -nounixkill
> REM Screens 0 and 1 will allow Ctrl+Alt+Backspace, but screen 2
> will not.
> REM -winkill
> REM Trap Alt+F4 as a server shutdown key combination (default).
> REM -nowinkill
> REM Disable Alt+F4 as a server shutdown key combination.
> REM -scrollbars
> REM Enable resizing of the server display window. Do not use in
> REM with -multiwindow nor with -rootless.
> REM -nodecoration
> REM Draw the server root window without a title bar or border.
> REM Do not use with -mutliwindow nor with -rootless.
> REM -lesspointer
> REM Hide the Windows mouse cursor anytime it is over any part of the
> REM window, even if Cygwin/X is not the window with the focus.
> REM -refresh rate_in_Hz
> REM Specify a refresh rate to use when used with the -fullscreen
> REM -trayicon
> REM Enable the tray icon (default).
> REM -notrayicon
> REM Disable the tray icon.
> REM Example:
> REM XWin -notrayicon -screen 0 -screen 1 -screen 2 -trayicon
> REM Screens 0 and 1 will not have tray icons, but screen 2 will.
> REM -emulate3buttons [timeout]
> REM Emulate 3 button mouse with an optional timeout in milliseconds.
> REM -xf86config
> REM Specify an XF86Config-style configuration file.
> REM -keyboard
> REM Specify a keyboard device from the configuration file.
> REM Startup the programs
> REM Startup the X Server with the integrated Windows-based window manager.
> REM WARNING: Do not use 'xwinclip' in conjunction with the ``-clipboard''
> REM command-line parameter for XWin. Doing so would start two clipboard
> REM managers, which is never supposed to happen.
> %RUN% XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error
> REM Startup an xterm, using bash as the shell.
> %RUN% xterm -e /usr/bin/bash -l
> REM Startup the twm window manager.
> REM WARNING: Do not use an external window manager in conjunction with
> REM the ``-multiwindow'' command-line parameter for XWin. Doing so
> REM would start two window managers, which is never supposed to happen.
> REM %RUN% twm
> REM Set a background color. Only needed when not using -multwindow for
> REM %RUN% xsetroot -solid aquamarine4
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