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Re: cygwin console
On 1/8/2002 10:22 AM, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>>> Humm. I comment out the bash line and I add the rxvt line and I get
>>> the "guick flash." I do have rxvt installed, so what have I done wrong?
>> What happens if you just double click rxvt.exe from explorer?
>> I get a whit shell with black font scrollbar at the left.
>> Or was it DISPLAY which needs to be exported, though it isn't
>> there if I call rxvt directely:
> rxvt operates in two modes:
> 1) if DISPLAY=:0
> run in "MS Windows" mode -- don't try to use X routines
> 2) if DISPLAY=anything else (such as 127.0.0.1:0)
> run in X mode -- you need an Xserver for this to work
>> Try adding:
>> export DISPLAY=127.0.0.1:0.0
>> or this:
>> export DISPLAY=:0
>> to your ~/.bashrc or /etc/profile
> No, that won't help. Rxvt starts before the bash shell, so you can't
> set DISPLAY from bash startup scripts. (I'm assuming that you are
> double-clicking a shortcut that starts rxvt). You need to change the
> DISPLAY settings in (My Computer->Properties->Environment NT/2K) or
> (autoexec.bat W9x/Me).
> But people REALLY get annoyed if you mess with their autoexec, so there
> IS another option:
> add '-display :0' to your rxvt command line.
Well, I am saddened to report that this does not fix the issue.
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