Re: I lose characters because keycode of Fn is same than DEL

2011-07-01 Thread Phil Betts
On 30 June 2011 17:51, Jon TURNEY wrote: I've fixed the mapping for this (undocumented) virtual key code, so hopefully this works correctly now. I've uploaded a snapshot at [1] I can't test this as the keyboards I have with an Fn key don't generate a separate

Re: Changing interactive shell from Bash to Zsh

2010-02-09 Thread Phil Betts
Anonymous bin ich writes: Hi! I am having trouble changing my shell from Bash to Zsh. Since there is no chsh, I have tried adding exec zsh -l to .bashrc Unfortunately, since cygwin is started as interactive login shell, it doesn't read .bashrc and so it starts as bash If I source

RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: xinit-1.1.1-5

2009-10-01 Thread Phil Betts
Charles Wilson wrote: Angelo Graziosi wrote: In 'startxwin.bat' I see: %RUN% bash -l -c XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error Shouldn't it be %RUN% bash -l -c XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error ? No, run implicitly puts the target in the background, unless you

RE: Cut Paste problem between X windows

2009-09-15 Thread Phil Betts
Steve Wallace wrote, I am using the logitech setpoint utility within XP with the default settings, although these were also used on the previous setup. In setpoint (assuming it's similar to the version I have), there's a tab with 1. Select Mouse, 2. Select Button, and 3.Select Task Select

RE: Problems starting rxvt from startxwin.bat

2009-09-01 Thread Phil Betts
Jose Luis wrote: I can start xterm from startxwin.bat: %RUN% xterm -e /usr/bin/bash -l but no rxvt: %RUN% rxvt -bg white -fg black -e /bin/bash although it can be started from command line: jlfd...@jlfdiazwxp ~ $ rxvt -bg white -fg black -e

RE: Why is remote client being rejected? AUDIT: XWin: client 4 rejected from IP

2009-07-20 Thread Phil Betts
Linda Walsh wrote: Yeah, know about that one: (xosview) saves it from the HUP's when the window closes... No need for that (which adds an unnecessary extra fork), just unset the bash option huponexit (probably in your ~/.bashrc): shopt -u huponexit Although I think that's the default

RE: Mouse chording question

2009-07-02 Thread Phil Betts
Peter Scott wrote: Hello. I would like to migrate from eXceed to Cygwin for the performance improvement, but there is a feature I currently have that I have not figured out in Cygwin yet. I want MB1+MB3 to generate paste (as in MB2). You need the -emulate3buttons option for XWin (exactly how

RE: cygwin Xserver issues

2009-06-07 Thread Phil Betts
samitj wrote: I keep getting this error: sj...@dksjdksj~ $ startx xauth: creating new authority file /cygdrive/c/Documents and Settings/samitj/.se rverauth.8172 giving up. xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server

RE: drop-down menu with multiwindow option doesn't work

2009-04-02 Thread Phil Betts
Raphaël Langella wrote: Hi, I'm using Tecplot 360, a proprietary program written with a Motif toolkit. It runs on a Linux server and the display is a win2k PC with cygwin X Server 1.5.3. The problem only happens with the multiwindow option. The problem is with the drop-down menu. When

RE: XWin wrong fonts after update

2009-04-01 Thread Phil Betts wrote: I've been using since ages cygwin and XWin (XWin :0 -clipboard -multiwindow) on a Win XP Prof 32bit and I had no problems at all. Last update of cygwin I did was some month ago (I do not know exactly when). Yesterday afternoon I did again an update (like I

RE: 'no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH' error message on install

2009-04-01 Thread Phil Betts
Jaroslav Rynik wrote: when I wanted to install, the program with cygwin (using package for NetBSD), the error message no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH came up. This list is for X related questions only, setting the follow-up address to the main cygwin list. However, I have installed

RE: XWin wrong fonts after update

2009-04-01 Thread Phil Betts wrote: I know I can always tell which packages are to be updated, what if I do not what to? You click on the second column until it says Keep. The interface could be more user friendly, but it does the job. I've not updated this PC to X11R7 because I need a server

RE: Re: Is there any way to make the key combination Ctrl+Space work under cygwin-XServer?

2009-03-30 Thread Phil Betts
SUN, Jian wrote: I am very sorry because I made a mistake. It's actually the key combination Alt-Space that does not work on my computer I want to use it to active the x-window's menu and then I cam press x to maximize the window. Alt-space does not work under cygwin xserver but works

RE: Re: Is there any way to make the key combination Ctrl+Space work under cygwin-XServer?

2009-03-30 Thread Phil Betts
technique should work with any Xt based X application. Thanks a lot, SUN, Jian (Jason) On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Phil Betts Please don't quote raw email addresses in your replies. They appear in the archives on the web, and are therefore available to be harvested

RE: Re: Is there any way to make the key combination Ctrl+Space work under cygwin-XServer?

2009-03-30 Thread Phil Betts
SUN, Jian wrote: I think I may turn to xtermcontrol and use commands to resize the windows instead of key combinations. xtermcontrol --maximize xtermcontrol --restore If you're content to only have this available from the command line, you could assign the xtermcontrol commands to shortcut

RE: -query not working on cygwin/windows

2009-02-24 Thread Phil Betts
km4hr wrote: Phil Betts-2 wrote: km4hr wrote: Perhaps you missed my suggestions here: Try the telnet check first to see if the port is accessible from Windows because that only takes a few seconds. (Make sure you run the cygwin

RE: -query not working on cygwin/windows

2009-02-23 Thread Phil Betts
km4hr wrote: Well, I have now turned on all relevant ports in the Windows firewall. I still can't connnect. I turned on port 177(UDP) and 6000-6006(TCP). I even turned on extra ports as recommend by this source. I'm

RE: 7.4 dying under Geomview

2009-02-23 Thread Phil Betts
Lloyd Wood wrote: Some improvement is seen in full desktop mode, where geomview doesn't crash, and can be used (modulo missing hardware acceleration.) Since you keep mentioning hardware acceleration at every available opportunity (it's getting a bit tiresome now), I thought I should point out

RE: Reproducing the cygwin X problems

2009-02-23 Thread Phil Betts
Dan Tsafrir wrote: I confirm this exact behavior. This is exactly the problem I'm experiencing in terms of copy-paste on my XP machine. Specifically, if the vncviewer (TightVNC) is open, and I select a text in a cygwin xterm or emacs, then copy-paste / cut-and-paste completely stops

RE: -query not working on cygwin/windows

2009-02-20 Thread Phil Betts
km4hr wrote: This is a update including further information regarding my quest to get cygwin/x to connect to my CentOS linux server via xdmcp. I believe I have isolated the problem to either cygwin/x or Windows, probably Windows because no X-server that I've tried works. I've tried

RE: -query not working on cygwin/windows

2009-02-19 Thread Phil Betts
km4hr wrote: This is an update on my hard-fought attempt to get -query access to a linux xdmcp server running CentOS 5 from my Windows PC running cygwin-x. I installed X-Win32 (a commercial X-server) on my Windows PC. Unlike cygwin-x and Xming the X-Win32 server does detect available xdmcp

RE: Reproducing the cygwin X problems

2009-02-19 Thread Phil Betts
Mike Ayers wrote: Today I noticed a new problem, which may or may not be related: [SNIP] mike-ayers-lap ssh -Y -l mayers mikeayers-linux-2 Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding. Last login: Thu Feb 19 11:54:55 2009 from

RE: question

2009-01-26 Thread Phil Betts
On Monday, January 26, 2009 marwa chendeb wrote: Hello I updated Cygwin but the problem is that x server don't work. when i You haven't updated the X server. Version is the old one. Please see this: Problem reports: Pay particular attention

RE: Windows scaling

2008-12-19 Thread Phil Betts
Jon TURNEY wrote on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 6:48 PM:: Gionatan Danti wrote: Hi all, I have a question regarding CygWin/X. I would like to know if there is a method to scale a window, similar to what is possible with UltraVNC and its scaling option. To be more clear, I will explain my

RE: cygwin and cygwin-xfree lists to merge

2008-12-12 Thread Phil Betts
Christopher Faylor wrote on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 5:49 PM:: The historical reasons for merging the cygwin and cygwin-xfree lists no longer seems to exist so I am contemplating merging the two lists. If anyone has a compelling reason why this should not happen please send it to one of

RE: xterm line wrapping

2008-12-09 Thread Phil Betts
Thomas Dickey wrote on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 1:31 AM:: On Tue, Dec 09, 2008 at 10:57:53AM -0500, Gustavo Seabra wrote: Hi All, I wonder if anyone else sees this. When I open an xterm, it all works fine with the default dimensions. But if I resize the terminal, line wrapping stops

RE: adobe-courier not found

2008-12-08 Thread Phil Betts
Mattias Hellström wrote on Monday, December 08, 2008 12:00 PM:: How can I solve the following error (when trying to view emacs from remote linux machine)? No fonts match `-adobe-courier-medium-r-*-*-12-120-75-75-*-*-*-*' I haved tried to install all fonts but the particular one does not

RE: startx doesn't if $HOME contains white spaces

2008-11-19 Thread Phil Betts
Marco Atzeri wrote on Wednesday, November 19, 2008 1:49 PM:: --- ludo ha scritto: my $HOME is : $ echo $HOME /c/Documents and Settings/patrick.PRO2204 it is not a good idea: I think that white spaces in my $HOME

RE: Regarding installation of X11 server in my Laptop with Windows Vista home basic OS

2008-10-15 Thread Phil Betts
mallikarjun reddy wrote on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:02 PM:: Dear Sir, I,G Mallikarjun Reddy, am a student of B.Tech final year studying in National Institute of Technology,Warangal.I want to install Magic VLSI design tool in my Laptop which has Windows Vista Home Basic as

RE: .Xdefaults not being read

2008-09-16 Thread Phil Betts
thetrystero wrote on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:19 PM:: oops .. so all i need to do is look for the package called cpp in setup.exe an install that? No, I already told you which package you need - gcc-core Phil -- This email has been scanned by Ascribe PLC using Microsoft Antigen for

RE: Windows Vista

2008-08-26 Thread Phil Betts
Monson Hayes wrote on Sunday, August 24, 2008 12:51 PM:: [snip] Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed' It's pretty obvious that this is the reason it's failed, and googling for this would have found the answer. Whilst I could give you the definitive solution, it's such a

RE: Running a simple GUI app

2008-08-19 Thread Phil Betts
John Emmas wrote on Monday, August 18, 2008 7:43 PM:: Sorry Phil if my questions seem 'lame'. I should have explained that I only installed Cygwin this morning so I'm by no means up to speed with the concepts or terminology. I'm sorry if it came across wrongly. I didn't mean to suggest you

RE: Running a simple GUI app

2008-08-18 Thread Phil Betts
John Emmas wrote on Monday, August 18, 2008 4:55 PM:: Hi there, After installing Cygwin (under WinXP) I've got to the stage of compiling a very simple Hello World app which just displays an empty GTK dialog with the title Hello World. To run the app I (currently) have to start Cygwin

RE: various X-based apps (konsole, mplayer, mencoder) fail to start

2008-06-25 Thread Phil Betts
John J. McDonough, WB8RCR wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 12:01 AM:: Do ANY X applications work? Have you ever seen a GUI screen on your XP laptop? Bringing up a Cygwin terminal window is NOT the same as starting an Xterm. Do you have the Cygwin X displayed in the tray? This is a valid

RE: can't get visual from xserver

2008-06-25 Thread Phil Betts
Olaf Eisen wrote on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 10:50 AM:: I use use X11 tunneling with ssh -Y which works fine for xterms and graphics. However, for the software called Focus I get the fatal error OmGetVisual Can't Find TrueColor Visual of Depth = 24! Error: XtCreatePopupShell requires

RE: Couldn't load XKB keymap (fr_CH)

2008-05-30 Thread Phil Betts
Xavier Robin wrote on Friday, May 30, 2008 8:57 AM:: It looks like the file /etc/X11/xkb/keymap/xfree86 cannot be found. However, it exists: $ ls -l /etc/X11/xkb/keymap/xfree86 -rwxr--r--+ 1 ROBINX Utilisateurs 12788 Oct 27 2005 /etc/X11/xkb/keymap/xfree86 (It was -rwx--+ and I

RE: Start X server crashes with dual monitors

2008-05-15 Thread Phil Betts
Top posting - reformatted. Krzysztof Syryczynski wrote on Thursday, May 15, 2008 1:11 AM:: Did you perform the steps in the FAQ for the fatal error message you received? Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed'

RE: unable to configure mpich2 in xterm - worked fine in non-X cygwin terminal

2008-05-06 Thread Phil Betts
Anderson, Carl wrote on Monday, May 05, 2008 5:46 PM:: I recently tried to configure and make mpich2 for a parallel programming class. I was working from an xterm window running bash. The configure script would hang on certain checks. Another student had the exact same problem on his

RE: FW: How to create an icon to startx with no extra CMD.EXE window

2008-04-08 Thread Phil Betts
Thomas Dickey wrote on Wednesday, April 09, 2008 1:35 AM:: On Tue, 8 Apr 2008, Siegfried Heintze (Aditi) wrote: But I have this ugly console hanging around. When I kill it, it kills X as well. Is there a way to have an icon that does not create a superfluous console window? You could

RE: rxvt window size change not detected

2008-03-13 Thread Phil Betts
Thomas Dickey wrote on Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:23 AM:: On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, xerces8 wrote: Hi! Found this problem: - start bash in rxvt (C:\cygwin\bin\rxvt.exe -sl 5000 -fn 20 -bg black -fg white -sr -e bash --login -i) - less /etc/passwd - maximize the rxvt window - quit less

RE: enquiry on the error message for the Release:

2008-03-04 Thread Phil Betts
Ning Wang wrote on Tuesday, March 04, 2008 9:07 AM:: Dear Sir/Mdm, I am confused by the following error message generated each time when I start my cygwin program: C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat. Error Message displayed as followings-- A fatal error has occurred and

Re: Problems using startxwin.bat

2008-02-07 Thread Phil Betts
PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE wrote on Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:30 PM:: -Mensaje original- De: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ^ Please don't feed the spammers: [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] En nombre de Cary Jamison

RE: fatal error

2008-02-05 Thread Phil Betts
Carlos Moran Tejeda wrote on Tuesday, February 05, 2008 2:55 PM:: Fatal server error: could not open default font 'fixed' Please, could you let me know how to fix it? Try looking in the FAQ - there's a link to it at the bottom of every message on the list. This is almost always caused by

RE: Problem with arrow keys in x-based applications on cygwin

2008-01-28 Thread Phil Betts
Per Thorlacius wrote on Sunday, January 27, 2008 7:30 PM:: The arrow keys are not sending escape sequences, they are entirely ignored. Do you get any keypress events when you press the keys? Try running xev. In the window that opens, press the cursor keys and watch the output. If you get

RE: Use remote graphical program

2008-01-14 Thread Phil Betts
Gustavo Seabra wrote on Thursday, January 03, 2008 3:16 PM:: On Jan 3, 2008 7:08 AM, Phil Betts [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ^ There is an experimental, but (in my experience) very

RE: Use remote graphical program

2008-01-03 Thread Phil Betts
Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote on Thursday, December 27, 2007 1:40 AM:: horacioemilio wrote: Hi, I am trying to use a remote program which is installed on a remote linux machine. In these situations I usually do; 0) on my windows machine I start cygwin and afterwards use

RE: Xwin crashed when i use -depth 24

2008-01-03 Thread Phil Betts
Ali asghar Toraby wrote on Wednesday, January 02, 2008 6:12 AM:: hi friends Asking the same question 3 times in quick succession without waiting for a response will not make you any friends here. i use xwin to remote solaris8 CDE environment. when i use 24 bpp option it crashed and following

RE: how can i change the color of xterms that connected with ssh to unix account

2007-12-21 Thread Phil Betts
Meir Yanovich wrote on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 2:51 PM:: Hello all Im new to cygwin and X im using the cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat for simple x display for using the unix tools in windows and to connect with ssh to unix accounts now i like to be able to change the color of the

RE: Trapping clicks on Cygwin/X Server icon

2007-12-04 Thread Phil Betts
phiroc wrote on Tuesday, December 04, 2007 2:45 PM:: is there a way to trap clicks on the Cygwin/X Server icon in the System Tray or on the Exit Button in the dialog that appears? I don't know of a way to trap the exit, but... I would like cygwin to run a script before shutting down. You

RE: Using XWin.exe to connect to a linux X Server

2007-12-04 Thread Phil Betts
jose isaias cabrera wrote on Monday, December 03, 2007 11:43 PM:: Just to complete this issue, I had to delete the account and recreate it. The reason why was that I previously had an SPARC sunworkstion with Gentoo on it, and I rsync-ed all of the files and directories from that server. I

RE: X server already running?

2007-11-26 Thread Phil Betts
Kevin Porter wrote on Monday, November 26, 2007 9:08 AM:: /tmp/XWin.log says: -- START /tmp/XWin.log -- _XSERVTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running Fatal server error: Cannot establish any

RE: stopping the cygwin X Server

2007-11-08 Thread Phil Betts
John Windberg wrote on Wednesday, November 07, 2007 6:13 PM:: There's a nifty startxwin.bat file for starting the x server, but I was wondering how to stop it. So I went searching and found: When you are done using Cygwin/X, press Alt-F4 to

RE: OpenGL files

2007-10-12 Thread Phil Betts
Suresh Keswani wrote on Thursday, October 11, 2007 5:46 PM:: I have a small question relating to developing OpenGL applications *locally*: I have installed the gcc/++ compiler suite, freeglut library files and the OpenGL-related files via the setup program. However, compiling OpenGL programs

RE: Checking if the X Server is running

2007-10-01 Thread Phil Betts
O. Olson wrote on Monday, October 01, 2007 1:49 AM:: I still don't think I can get this to work. I tried this from the command line (and my file is in /usr/local/bin/ C:\cygwin\bin\bash --login /usr/local/bin/ This still brings up the Fatal Error Window. It's probably

RE: How to use the X clipboard

2007-09-18 Thread Phil Betts
Robert Kiesling wrote on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:02 AM:: I need to set the X server option, emulate3Buttons, in order to use the X clipboard with the Cygwin system's mouse. The FAQ tells me that I can add, -emulate3buttons ms, to the X server arguments. However, if I start the server

RE: Problems starting X and a solution to be appended to the FAQ

2007-09-17 Thread Phil Betts
Martin Sebastian Wain wrote on Friday, September 14, 2007 4:45 PM:: I was going crazy with the fixed font error... to later find out (somewhere) that it was caused by the DOS/Text mode (\r\n) in the instalation of cygwin. With a textmode mounted root, it seems the fonts fail to load, and the

RE: Xdmcp too slow with SOME Linux accounts.

2007-09-11 Thread Phil Betts
Michael Giroux wrote on Tuesday, September 11, 2007 2:25 PM:: Since I'm only starting one client (Eclipse) the others I have no way of knowing what the others are. Try xlsclients -- Unsubscribe info: Problem reports:

RE: Modal windows

2007-06-07 Thread Phil Betts
Michel Bardiaux wrote on Thursday, June 07, 2007 4:01 PM:: We have a MOTIF app that works correctly when displayed on a debian sarge (that is, using xfree) or win2k+exceed8.0. With cygwin-xfree on winxp, however, the modal windows do NOT stay on top of the main application window, the main

RE: Startxwin.bat fatal error in Windows Vista

2007-05-15 Thread Phil Betts
Allen Rongone wrote on Monday, May 14, 2007 8:29 PM:: I've seen this before under Windows XP and it was due to the fact that the previous user was the owner of the /tmp/.X11-unix directory and no one else had permissions to delete the X0 file nor were they able to remove this directory. I

RE: XWin with fonts and clipboard module - cygcheck.out (0/1)

2007-05-11 Thread Phil Betts
Robert Neville wrote on Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:07 PM:: After reinstalling X and all fonts, I mounted the font path and still receive this error. Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/, removing from list! This is not an error, it is just a warning. If you had

RE: FW: Wide char support on cygwin

2007-04-30 Thread Phil Betts
Arthi N (RBIN/ECM2) wrote on Friday, April 27, 2007 10:28 AM:: Thank you for the reply, from this reply, I shall concentrate more on cygwin. But I have included the needed header inspite of that I get the error !) error: ISO C++ forbids declaration of `wostream' with no type

RE: Changing port number

2007-04-13 Thread Phil Betts
Zxarr wrote on Friday, April 13, 2007 4:26 PM:: Well, I tried using the -screen 2 option, is that what you were thinking? I still get the same error. Not surprising, because that wasn't the solution you were given ;-) Command: run XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -silent-dup-error

RE: xinitrc final command with -multiwindow

2007-03-21 Thread Phil Betts
J. David Blackstone wrote on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:29 PM:: Jason wrote: I don't know that this helps, but I use the stock startxwin.bat batch file Cygwin/X shipped with. Using that batch file, I am free to close down the Xterm that it starts up, without X dying off. That seems to

RE: Can't get Cygwin/X to run on my Windows XP

2007-03-19 Thread Phil Betts
Christopher Faylor wrote on Monday, March 19, 2007 11:07 AM:: On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 08:29:40PM -0700, hendrau wrote: Christopher Faylor-8 wrote: On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 07:02:37PM -0700, hendrau wrote: Hi Christopher, I did intentionally put ''s in my messages, they just sort of appear

RE: Setting xterm title over ssh problems

2007-01-02 Thread Phil Betts
pgrodt wrote on Tuesday, January 02, 2007 3:59 PM:: Forgive me if this is not really a cygwin question, I'm uncertain. I It isn't really, but... am spawning xterm instances while ssh fowarding a linux box to cygwin-xfree, and am unable to set the title of these windows. I first tried

RE: modification of startx.bat not work

2006-07-26 Thread Phil Betts
Dirk Schleicher wrote on Tuesday, July 25, 2006 9:48 AM:: Am Tue, 25 Jul 2006 03:16:51 -0500 schrieb René Berber [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [snip] Correct, the way XWin is started using startxwin.bat does make the whole server execution depend on the xterm, so when the xterm is closed XWin

RE: OpenGL under XFree; Server config app

2006-03-22 Thread Phil Betts
Berndt, Jon S wrote on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 3:36 PM:: Two questions: 1) I assume that the plain vanilla XFree server distributed via a Cygwin install does not natively support OpenGL. Regardless, how would I enable support for OpenGL, if possible, and/or where can I find out more about

RE: windows XP : cygwin -X server not opening

2006-03-15 Thread Phil Betts
Alexander wrote on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:32 AM:: I thought you're off working for a real company. The lines I was refering to are: MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack of shared memory And

RE: would you mind answering this problem?

2006-03-14 Thread Phil Betts
Yoshida akira wrote on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 11:33 AM:: i had an error in attached file using cygwin. would you mind answering how i can solve this problem ? -- 1. i set erroneous PATH statement in .bashrc : export

RE: Problem with cygfreetype-6.dll

2006-02-28 Thread Phil Betts
Dick Jay wrote on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 12:21 AM:: I recently installed cygwin 2.510.2.2 (that's the version displayed by the setup program) including the X11 stuff. That's only the version number of the setup.exe you're using. Each package you install has its own version number which

RE: x-term font

2006-01-25 Thread Phil Betts
Igor Peshansky wrote on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 3:04 AM:: On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, thad wrote: how can i change the font size of xterm? You need to use the -fn option to pass the name/size combination for the font you want. Igor Alternatively, ctrl-right-click once xterm is running

RE: Pseudo Colors on Solaris

2005-09-23 Thread Phil Betts
On Thursday, September 22, 2005 4:34 PM, James.Bassett wrote: 0 0 but white was also red 255 0 0). When I do not do ether, I can sort of see the image but it is very very dark. Don't do ether, do LSD. The colours will still be wrong, but they'll be really bright and you'll get far more than

RE: Mouse scroll wheel acts as left arrow/right arrow.

2005-09-01 Thread Phil Betts
On Thursday, September 01 at 01:35, Brian Keener wrote: I have a microsoft mouse with a scroll wheel that scrolls both up and down, and left/right. The up/down scrolling action seems to act as left/right arrows. In firefox, using the scroll wheel goes back/forwards a page, for an

RE: How to have more than one X display?

2005-09-01 Thread Phil Betts
On Thursday, September 01 at 2:09, Soong, SylokeJ wrote: I had tried both SET DISPLAY= SET DISPLAY= I was guessing to recall which way it could be to change the display number and had to decide which to copy and paste into the email. Either way gives me the

RE: logout from gnome-session over ssh

2005-07-11 Thread Phil Betts
On Friday, July 01, 2005 4:30 AM, Ariel Millennium Thornton wrote: On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 14:35:33 -0400 Jerome Asselin wrote: From a cygwin bash shell, I run these commands: Xwin export DISPLAY=:0 ssh -Y remoteserver -l user gnome-session This works fine until I try to logout from

RE: Popups popping through windows using built-in rootless WM

2005-05-20 Thread Phil Betts
On Friday, May 20, 2005 10:51 AM, Alexander Gottwald wrote: Anyway, tooltips which appear on top of any other window are not a bug in my opinion. They appear topmost in windowed mode too. The problem is not that the popups appear on top. It is that the mouse position reports are passed to the

RE: rxvt in search of libX11.dll

2005-05-20 Thread Phil Betts
On Friday, May 20, 2005 3:25 PM, Didier BRETIN wrote, I launch a find / -name 'libX11.dll' on my cygwin installation and this file is not existing. What is the package for this library I need to install ? You need the XFree86-lib-compat package. For future reference, you can find this sort

RE: Multiple XWin.exe programs loading and no xterm

2005-04-07 Thread Phil Betts
On Thursday, March 31, 2005 7:10 PM, Alexander Gottwald wrote: On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Armbrust, Daniel C. wrote: Because I execute the entire script twice, since the first execution doesn't bring up any xterms. Still not sure what is causing it to take so long to launch the xwin.exe. Can

RE: Multiple XWin.exe programs loading and no xterm

2005-04-07 Thread Phil Betts
On Thursday, April 07, 2005 1:21 PM, Alexander Gottwald wrote: On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Phil Betts wrote: People using startx will need a similar solution, but will be able to use more elegant code instead of the unholy mess that CMD.EXE forced me to write! No. Startx uses xinit and xinit tries

RE: bad installation ?

2005-03-09 Thread Phil Betts
On Wednesday, February 23, 2005 6:23 PM, Banibrata Dutta wrote: Could anybody explain the following behaviour or Cygwin and startx in Cygwin... capture Your group is currently mkpasswd. This indicates that the /etc/passwd (and possibly /etc/group) files should be rebuilt. See the man

RE: spelling correction

2004-10-06 Thread Phil Betts
Alexander Gottwald wrote: On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Thomas Munro wrote: Hi, On this page: there is a heading: 11.4. Whom holds the copyright on the Cygwin/X source code? It should of course be Who. Sorry to send such trivial feedback to

RE: Xwin shutdown command line option

2004-09-22 Thread Phil Betts
like the most polite option, but I don't know if XWin supports this. Phil Betts ** This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom

Start script changes

2004-04-07 Thread Phil Betts
Harold, Since /usr/X11R6 is apparently an abomination, you'll have no qualms about moving run.exe into /usr/bin (alias /bin), right? ;-) You can say yes now and skip to the last two paragraphs, it's mostly justification for the change. However, if you need more convincing... I've got a

auto-hiding taskbar causes refresh problems

2004-04-07 Thread Phil Betts
Hi folks, To recreate this small bug: 1) Disable taskbar auto-hiding 2) Start X in multiwindow mode 3) Enable taskbar auto-hiding Now, nothing is rendered into the area where the taskbar used to be. Previously rendered areas can be dragged into the taskbar zone without being erased, but if they

RE: Various starting X problems

2004-04-02 Thread Phil Betts
Hi Harold, vanilla DOS/Windows shell. My guess is that it's relying on some env var. I'm aware of this. I don't remember the exact details, but there is a sort of Catch-22 situation for setting the start in folder for the xterm shortcut; neither '/usr/bin' nor '/usr/X11R6/bin' work for

RE: Various starting X problems

2004-04-01 Thread Phil Betts
Hi Harold, Firstly, it's generally bad form to quote verbatim email addresses - although Luke did so in his original posting, so he can't complain if a spam harvester latches onto him ;-). Now... Luke said: In my .xinitrc I *don't* have an explicit path for xterm. However, I see xterm has

RE: XWin 4.3.0-50 crashes with -multiwindow (ping Earle)

2004-03-25 Thread Phil Betts
Hi All, It seems that this may have been resolved already, but FWIW... Earle F. Philhower III wrote: To fix it we can reinstate the if()... if (pixmap-drawable.bitsPerPixel == 15) effXBPP = 16; else effXBPP = pixmap-drawable.bitsPerPixel; if (pixmap-drawable.depth

Emacs clipboard now working

2004-03-22 Thread Phil Betts
. There were just two differences, so I tried the newer code with the old emacs. Bingo! It now works like a charm! For the archives, the problem was that the old version needed: (COMPOUND_TEXT . xselect-convert-to-string) to be added to selection-converter-alist. Phil Betts

RE: X/Cygwin icon proposal

2004-03-19 Thread Phil Betts
myself when I'm at home) won't touch Windows of any flavour from choice and therefore won't be needing cygwin. e) A disproportionate number of electrons has been devoted to the transmission of messages about 144 pixels. Phil Betts X-icon-bustage.png