how to enable the very convenient copy/paste editing method in Cgywin?

Wed Sep 22 00:54:00 GMT 2010

I am now using mintty. Although it enables copy/paste as the way in linux, it
does not seem to support -X option of ssh. I want to run gnuplot on a remote
computer and send the graph back to the local computer for me to see, and I
use ssh -X to set up the connection. But gnuplot fails and the following
information is sent back

gnuplot: unable to open display ''
gnuplot: X11 aborted.

This does not seem to go with cygwin. Any idea towards this?

Eric Blake-3 wrote:
> On 09/21/2010 03:52 PM, bsmile wrote:
>> I installed Cgywin(don't know how to see its version number) under
>> windows xp
>> and so far so good. However, there is one thing very inconvenient for me
>> to
>> use Cgywin, that is, I cannot highlight a text to copy and right button
>> to
>> paste. I am wondering how I can get back this beloved feature. Any
>> advices
>> are greatly appreciated!
> Use mintty or rxvt instead of the windows console.
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