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Re: Getting error message when launching X-Window apps in Cygwin

I think I found out why I faced this problem. When downloading Cygwin, I had chosen "download without installing". This installed only the base package. Later, I followed the instructions at to install X server. I think this double installation created some problem.
I just deleted cygwin and reinstalled it. This time I chose, the "Install from internet" option. Surprisingly this time, it showed xorg-server in the "select packages" dialog (the previous time, it did not). So, I just followed the instructions exactly as given in and also installed nedit from the packages. 

After running "xinit nedit" from the Cygwin terminal, it runs fine!.

    On Saturday, February 9, 2019, 1:51:31 AM GMT+5:30, akshay chavan <> wrote:  
A newbie to Cygwin here. 
I have installed Cygwin on Windows 10. I have also installed the "nedit" editor as a package while installing cygwin, along with x-org server and other x-windows related stuff. When I open a cygwin console and type startxwin nedit, I get the following error message:
xinit: unable to run server "/usr/bin/XWin": No such file or directory
Use the -- option, or make sure that /usr/bin is in your path and
that "/usr/bin/XWin" is a program or a link to the right type of server
for your display.  Possible server names include:

    XWin        X Server for the Cygwin environment on Microsoft Windows
    Xvfb        Virtual frame buffer
    Xfake       kdrive-based virtual frame buffer
    Xnest       X server nested in a window on another X server
    Xephyr      kdrive-based nested X server
    Xvnc        X server accessed over VNC's RFB protocol
    Xdmx        Distributed Multi-head X server

xinit: giving up
xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
xinit: server error

What Am I doing wrong? I tried searching for solutions online but couldn't find any. Sorry if this is silly, because I am a newbie to Cygwin.
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