how to access and display apps that I've launched
Sun Jul 23 17:39:00 GMT 2017
On 2017.07.23 08:32, mike wrote:
> I updated my Cywin installation on the 21st or 22nd of July 2017. I
> run 32-bit Cygwin/X on 64-bit Win 7 Pro. If I launch the Cygwin Xwin
> Server I get the icon at the very top middle of the screen and can
> then go into the icons menu and right click on the Cygwin icon and
> get a list of categories of applications to run and apparently launch
> because if I try to launch some and wait long enough and right click
> on the aforementioned icon and select quit it says there are N apps
> running and do I want to close them. The problem is that anything I
> launch through the icons menu doesn't display anywhere and in
> particular doesn't appear in the task bar. I have read the FAQ and
> UG but can't find what I'm looking for. It definitely seems to me
> that the behaviour has changed since before I updated.
> Can somebody please tell me what I am doing wrong? I would be very
> grateful for any help. Thanks in advance.
Are you sure those apps you are trying to launch are actually
installed? You could always bring up a Cygwin terminal (not through
the X icon) and explicitly "export DISPLAY=0:0" and then try to launch
one of the apps from the command line to see any errors.
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