RE: XWin won't respond to keyboard

2008-11-17 Thread Morche Matthias
Hi Eric, Your XKEYSYMDB points to a wrong path. Either set it to the right one: export XKEYSYMDB=/usr/share/X11/XKeysymDB or delete it from Your environment setup. The path has changed with the new X11-version. best regards, matthias -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

How can I go back from X11 version 7.2 to version 6.99 ?

2008-11-17 Thread didi
After updating from version 6.99 to the new 7.2 last week, nothing works like before. Now I need to go back to a former version, but it seems , there is no easy way button in the setup-GUI. How can I go back ? Is there any possibility to create an installable image from another machine with

X 7.4 ignores most keyboard input

2008-11-17 Thread Mike Conley
Hi. After upgrading my X server, I find that X programs ignore most keyboard input entirely, with the exception of the numeric keypad. I tried again with a fresh install and got the same results. Log file (generated by starting XWin from inside a non-X cygwin shell) below. Any ideas? Welcome

Re: X 7.4 ignores most keyboard input

2008-11-17 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Mike Conley wrote: Hi. After upgrading my X server, I find that X programs ignore most keyboard input entirely, with the exception of the numeric keypad. I tried again with a fresh install and got the same results. Log file (generated by

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
jose isaias cabrera wrote: Greetings! I just ran setup and upgraded to the new cygwin and something has broke. I was able to run this command before, xwin :0.0 -clipboard -query 13.142.6.222 -fp tcp/13.142.6.222:7100 I'm a bit suspicious of this command line as the server is called

Re: X 7.4 ignores most keyboard input

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: Mike Conley wrote: Hi. After upgrading my X server, I find that X programs ignore most keyboard input entirely, with the exception of the numeric keypad. I tried again with a fresh install and got the same results. Log file (generated by starting XWin from

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Scott Fordin
You might also want to check your firewall settings. Firewalls tend to get real touchy when the signatures for binary files change. Scott Jon TURNEY wrote: jose isaias cabrera wrote: Greetings! I just ran setup and upgraded to the new cygwin and something has broke. I was able to run this

Re: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Mark A . Ziesemer
Jon TURNEY jon.turney at dronecode.org.uk writes: I think what you are seeing here is the fact that an X screen must be rectangular. A rectangle which doesn't cover the taskbar on one monitor can't cover the matching area on an adjacent monitor. Or have I misunderstood what you are

[Solved]: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Dirk Eddelbuettel
Jon TURNEY jon.turney at dronecode.org.uk writes: Or have I misunderstood what you are describing? I think I have fix. I had the same and very annoying behavior that every new x11 window or frame appeared 'hidden' and had to brought into view via RightMouse - Move followed by cursor keys. I

Re: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Mark A. Ziesemer
Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: I think that patch was already committed[1], but the code has clearly changed significantly from then. [1] http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2003-05/msg00210.html So can someone look into this, or at acknowledge that it's probably something that needs to be

Re: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Mark A. Ziesemer
Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: I think that patch was already committed[1], but the code has clearly changed significantly from then. [1] http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2003-05/msg00210.html So can someone look into this, or at acknowledge that it's probably something that needs to be

Re: [Solved]: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Mark A. Ziesemer
Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote: I think I have fix. I had the same and very annoying behavior that every new x11 window or frame appeared 'hidden' and had to brought into view via RightMouse - Move followed by cursor keys. I have a four-monitor setup. It appears that where the 'primary' screen is

Re: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Mark A. Ziesemer wrote: I don't have a multihead setup, so I'm unable to test any of this. I'm sorry. Do you just not have one, or you don't want one? :-) http://cygwin.com/donations.html :-) Yaakov Cygwin/X -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-

Re: [Solved]: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Dirk Eddelbuettel
Mark A. Ziesemer online at mark.ziesemer.com writes: Sorry, but I don't consider this a solution. None of the other It is imperfect, but at least as a stop-gap measure, it allows me to get work done rathern than having to drag windows into view by hand. I also had rather bad instability of

Re: XWin Server starting everything offscreen

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
Mark A. Ziesemer wrote: Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote: I think that patch was already committed[1], but the code has clearly changed significantly from then. [1] http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2003-05/msg00210.html So can someone look into this, or at acknowledge that it's probably

Small update for X server 1.5.3 patch set

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
Yaakov, Please find at the URL below a small update to the xorg server patch set. http://www.dronecode.org.uk/cygwin/cygwin-xorg-server-patch-set-update-20081117.tar.bz2 This should fix: * The issue with initial window placement being offscreen on multimonitor systems when some monitors have

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread jose isaias cabrera
xwin :0.0 -clipboard -query 13.142.6.222 -fp tcp/13.142.6.222:7100 I'm a bit suspicious of this command line as the server is called XWin Tried, XWin... same difference. Are you looking for XWin.log in /var/log ? No. /tmp. If you open a cygwin bash shell, type the command to run the X

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread jose isaias cabrera
You might also want to check your firewall settings. Firewalls tend to get real touchy when the signatures for binary files change. With the firewall turned it off, (just XP) and same problem occurrs... -- Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple Problem reports:

Re: Upgrade failed now remote X11 fails :-(

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
Duane Ellis wrote: I use cygwin/X to connect to a remote linux box via SSH. I run KDE via that remote connection. (By remote: I mean, in the same building - down the hall in a server room) I forward the X11 session to my local machine via SSH in the standard way. To be clear: It worked

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Scott Fordin
You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a similar problem I just started experiencing today. In my case though, I just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and I'm trying to connect to a Solaris 10 box. I can connect, and certain applications work just fine, but a couple

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
jose isaias cabrera wrote: Are you looking for XWin.log in /var/log ? No. /tmp. Ok, please look for /var/log/XWin.log; does it contain anything interesting? If you open a cygwin bash shell, type the command to run the X server, you get no output at all? Cygwin X server is running ok.

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread Jon TURNEY
Jon TURNEY wrote: jose isaias cabrera wrote: exits the login screen once I hit any key in the user textbox. Is there any way to get the previous setup? Maybe it has to do with the keyboard problem I have read very little of... No, I think problem is that the XDM (if that's what it is)

Re: Problems with Cygwin/X xterm -- not responding to keyboard

2008-11-17 Thread Back, Michael
Michael Back wrote: I'm having a problem since I updated Cygwin early last week. When I start X via startxwin.bat (which %RUN%'s an xterm), or run xterm from right-click on [snip] I figured it out. When I located the recently moved startxwin.bat script in /bin, and started it from that

Re: Problems with Cygwin/X xterm -- not responding to keyboard

2008-11-17 Thread Yaakov (Cygwin Ports)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Back, Michael wrote: I'm still having problems with Xdefaults -- can't yet get XTerm to respond to the following: XTerm.VT100.font: -*-bitstream vera sans mono-medium-*-r-*-16-*-*-*-*-*-*-* XTerm.VT100.boldFont: -*-bitstrean

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread jose isaias cabrera
Scott Fordin wrote... You know, as it so happens, I've been tracking down a solution to a similar problem I just started experiencing today. In my case though, I just upgraded from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10, and I'm trying to connect to a Solaris 10 box. I can connect, and certain applications work

Re: Connecting to an XServer with XWin

2008-11-17 Thread jose isaias cabrera
From: Jon TURNEY wrote... jose isaias cabrera wrote: Are you looking for XWin.log in /var/log ? No. /tmp. Ok, please look for /var/log/XWin.log; does it contain anything interesting? Attached... If you open a cygwin bash shell, type the command to run the X server, you get no output