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Re: Ubuntu on Windows against Cygwin X server
- From: Eliot Moss <moss at cs dot umass dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:59:25 -0400
- Subject: Re: Ubuntu on Windows against Cygwin X server
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On 8/10/2016 10:46 AM, Franz Fehringer wrote:
Dear Cygwin community,
Is it possible to launch Ubuntu on Windows X11 clients agianst the
Cygwin X11 server?
A first shot was not a success:
franz@FEHRINGER:~$ sudo xdpyinfo -display :0
xdpyinfo: unable to open display ":0".
but on the other hand there are already success stories for U on W
I issued xhost + on the Cygwin side and my account is an Administrator one.
Any hints about this?
Others will know better, but :0 may be trying Unix domain sockets, and
I would not be surprised if UoW and Cygwin do those differently. Maybe
you should try a TCP/IP connection to the server, e.g., 127.0.0.1:0 or
Regards - Eliot Moss
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