cygwin as X terminal(s) ?

Igor Peshansky
Sun Sep 24 14:11:00 GMT 2006

This is an X-specific question, and needs to go to the Cygwin/X list.

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006, Richard Foulk wrote:

> Aloha,
> As someone pointed out you can use Cygwin with X as an X terminal.
> For remote admin of a linux/unix box that's pretty handy.  By invoking
> this command from Cygwin before starting X:
> 	x -broadcast
> you get a window that contains the whole remote desktop.  Is there a way
> to create multiple separate such windows/desktops on one Cygwin system?
> That would be mighty handy for admining multiple machines.

Try "X :0 -broadcast", "X :1 -broadcast", etc.  For more information, see
"man XWin".
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