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Re: X Windows disappearing/unmapping (Win10 + 3rd party virtual desktops)

I had this same problem with Dexpot and found a solution.  Please see
these posts:

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 4:07 AM, Greywolf <> wrote:
>         OS:     Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
>         Cygwin:
>                 setup 2.871
>                 X11 1.17.2 (x86_64-unknown-cygwin);
>                         package version 1.17.2-1 built 2015-07-09
>                 xterm 318-1
>         OTHER:
>                 3rd party virtual desktop managers - have tried with
>                 - dexpot 1.6
>                 - virtuawin 4.3
> 1.  I start mintty, which starts bash.
> 2.  I start an X server; DISPLAY=:0
> 3.  I start an xterm on the local host, to $DISPLAY.
> 4.  I switch to another desktop on the desktop manager.
> 5.  I return to that window, and the xterm window vanishes.
>         - the processes bound to the window are still running,
>           as is the xterm itself.
> 6.  I see no way to access or return the window to the desktop.
> * even winlister no longer can access the window handle.
> The window just hops off the deep end, never to be seen again,
> but everything connected with that window remains present.
> The only desktop manager it works with is the one that comes with Win10,
> but that lacks some features; notably, the ability to directly access a
> desktop with a keystroke.  It is just not a viable alternative.
> Because this happens as a result of using at least two different
> non-microsoft desktop managers, and ONLY X11-based applications
> are vanishing (xterm plus, as a test, xfd).
>                                 --*greywolf;
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