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Re: Starting a xterm window
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 13:13:39 -0400
- Subject: Re: Starting a xterm window
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On 6/7/2017 12:29 PM, Hans-Bernhard Bröker wrote:
> Am 07.06.2017 um 17:18 schrieb Ugly Leper:
>> If I want to enter xterm straight from a Windows command prompt I try
>> G:\> bin\run bin\XWin -clipboard -nolock -multiwindow 2>nul &
>> G:\> bin\xterm -display :0.0
> I'm less than convinced that the '&' at the end of the first command is
> a valid idea.
Probably not since this is from a Windows CMD.
>> /usr/bin/xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: :0.0
>> /usr/bin/xterm: DISPLAY is not set
>> Any ideas? (This used to work, it really did ...)
> WFM, without the '&', and each line copy-pasted individually, so there's
> some time for X to start before its services are required.
And you're using a Cygwin shell instead of a Windows shell. That may be
more of an issue for the OP.
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