Hi All, Problem: Opening CygwinX with Openbox and getting a window with gray screen background. Like this: grayscreen.GIF Part(1) My installation steps: * Downloaded CygwinX setup.exe. * Invoked exe and installed default packages. * I then invoked the exe again and selected ALL modules under X11R packages. * I opened C:\Cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat and inserted REM in front of all the %RUN% statements, this is comment them out. * I then inserted two new statements at the end of the bat file like so: run XWin run openbox * I invoke the bat file and get the gray screen attached. * Please see Part(1) logs below. Part(2) But the funny thing is: * When I get the gray window and invoke the startxwin.bat again (whilst the first X server is already running). * I get an error message like this: cygwerror.GIF. * When I ok and close the error box. * The first window that was gray is now showing the Openbox GUI correctly like this openbox.GIF * Please see Part(2) logs below. The question is why am I getting the gray screen? Any help or tips will be appreciated thanks. JavaGeek Logs: * From Part(1) Welcome to the XWin X Server Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project Release: 126.96.36.1991-4 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org _XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be created. XWin was started with the following command line: /usr/X11R6/bin/XWin (II) XF86Config is not supported (II) See for more information winCreateBoundingWindowWindowed - Setting normal windowstyle MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack of shared memory support in the kernel (--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31 (--) winConfigKeyboard - Layout: "00000809" (00000809) (--) Using preset keyboard for "English (United Kingdom)" (809), type "4" (--) 3 mouse buttons found Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing from list!
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